HIE News Round Up: Health Information Exchange 10 Years Later; Missouri Health Connection News; and SHIEC 2019 Kicks Off
Welcome to the Health Information Exchange Weekly News Round Up from RosettaHealth. Each week, we will provide you with a summary of all the actionable news that hospitals, HIT vendors, ACOs, and population health providers need to be smart and effective when it comes to health information exchange.
Two Midwestern HIEs Sign Health Data Sharing Agreement
The Missouri Health Connection (MHC) and the Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN) recently signed a comprehensive health data sharing agreement to expand and improve health information exchange (HIE) use in the area.
VA Releases Tool for Better Integrating Agency’s Dozens of Apps
The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched the Swiss Army knife of mobile apps, organizing VA health information and resources into five separate categories.
MGMA Urges CMS to Implement Rules to Further Patients Over Paperwork
MGMA recently stated its opinion that CMS has collected more than enough information from healthcare industry stakeholders to inform regulations that reduce administrative burden on providers, and should focus on implementing rules to further Patients Over Paperwork rather than gathering more information.
How Payers Transition from Reactive to Preventive Care
As the industry continues to shift toward preventive care, payers are using community intervention, community activation, screenings, and technology to pursue more holistic care.
EHRs Linked with Smartphones Spur Patient Interest
A new JAMA study found that growing numbers of patients accessing their information through application programming interfaces (APIs) at 12 early adopting health systems using Epic EHRs.
Most Providers Not Fully Compliant With HIPAA Access Requirements
More than half of providers sampled in a recent study failed to comply with the HIPAA right of access, according to a new study.
PODCAST: Three HIE Leaders Discuss Health Data Exchange Opportunities and Challenges in Advance of SHIEC 2019
With SHIEC 2019 kicking off this week, check out our recently published podcast with Phil Beckett, CEO of HASA; Michael Gagnon, Executive Director of HealtHIE Nevada; and Nance Shatzkin, Founder of Shatzkin Systems (who also serves as the CIO and CISO of the Bronx RHIO), who all shared their perspectives on the state of health data exchange.
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