HIE News Round Up: HealtHIE Nevada Wins $1.2M in Funding; Connecticut to Launch an HIE; and AI in EHR Usability
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.
Nevada HIE Wins $1.2M to Expand Health Data Exchange Capabilities
The Nevada Board of Examiners recently approved $1.2 million in funding to support the state’s health information exchange (HIE) — HealtHIE Nevada — in its efforts to improve health data exchange for area providers.
CT Secures $12.2 Million in Funding to Launch Health Information Exchange
Connecticut is a step closer to successfully launching its first statewide health information exchange (HIE) after securing $12.2 million in funding through a grant awarded by CMS.
PCORI Data Sharing Policy Supports Analytics, Health Data Exchange
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved a new policy that will encourage data sharing among researchers with the goal of accelerating big data analytics and secure health information exchange.
Portal Makes Genomic, Clinical Data Resources Available to Pediatric Health Researchers, Families
A new data resource portal at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) offers researchers, clinicians and families access to open-source and cloud-based data resources to share information about childhood diseases.
Two-Thirds of Physicians Left Out of EHR Optimization Efforts
A new survey revealed only one-third of healthcare organizations requested feedback from physicians to inform EHR optimization projects.
Putting Social Determinants of Health Data into Action
Healthcare leaders have found that health IT is foundational to this work in the collection of social determinants data as well for data exchange across the care continuum and risk stratification
Preparing AI-Powered Virtual Assistants to Improve EHR Usability
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is exploring the potential for Epic EHR-integrated virtual assistants to boost EHR usability.