HIE News Round Up: Health Systems Struggle with Interoperability; ACOs and Sharing Data; and SHIEC News
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.
One-Third of Health Systems Still Struggle with Interoperability
Nearly one-third of hospitals and health systems report that their interoperability efforts are insufficient, even within their own organizations, according to a survey from the Center for Connected Medicine (CCM).
Nearly 50 Percent of Acute Care Orgs Have Limited Ability to Share Data
Forty-nine percent of acute care providers and 31 percent of post-acute care providers said they have very little ability to access or share patient data electronically, according to a new study.
SHIEC Shows Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) Provide Critical National Infrastructure
Ninety-two percent of the U.S. population is served by America’s health information exchanges (HIEs) who are members SHIEC, according to new survey released at SHIEC 2019.
Medicaid Expansions Improve Coverage, Quality of Care, Economy
Medicaid expansions under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have improved coverage, access to care and coverage, and the economy, according to a recent Kaiser Family Foundation report.
Kentucky Health Information Exchange Moves to New Platform
The Kentucky Health Information Exchange (KHIE) has moved to a new platform with enhanced functionality and features to help providers across the Commonwealth deliver quality patient care.
OSU’s Wexner Medical Center Pilots EMS-Hospital Health Data Exchange
Ohio State University’s (OSU) Wexner Medical Center is piloting a project to increase health data exchange between hospitals and emergency medical services.
EHR Design, Use Play Only a Minor Role in Physician Burnout
EHR design and use do contribute to physician burnout, but health systems should also focus on workload control and atmosphere to combat this adverse trend, according to a new JAMA study.
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