HIE News Round Up: HHS and Social Determinants; Apple in Talks with VA; and Health Information Exchange and EHR Patient Matching
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.
HHS Sets Sights on Addressing Social Determinants of Health
Social determinants of health are at the root of much of the spending in the industry and HHS is taking notice.
Apple in Talks With VA to Extend Health Records Feature to Veterans
Apple is currently in talks with VA to discuss a potential partnership that would provide veterans and their families with access to Apple’s Health Records EHR data viewer.
How Health Information Exchanges Can Boost EHR Patient Matching
Ensuring high levels of accuracy in EHR patient matching across healthcare organizations is increasingly critical as stakeholders work to improve interoperability, increase health information exchange (HIE) adoption, and promote health data exchange nationwide.
Regulatory Uncertainty Continues to Disrupt ACA Marketplaces
Despite projected increases in payer participation in ACA marketplaces in the coming year, regulatory changes could easily usher in future exits.
DHMC Working With Epic EHR, NIH to Research, Improve Cancer Care
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) is one of six health systems sharing a $9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to leverage Epic EHR for research into improving cancer care.
Health Data Exchange Helps Identify Disparities in Hypertension Care
Health data exchange may be to enable healthcare organizations to identify common disparities in hypertension care across facilities for better-informed quality improvement efforts and more effective practice-based interventions, according to a new study.
5 Trends to Expect for Artificial Intelligence in 2019
Expect to see major changes in how organizations use AI, the rise of new ‘digital workers’ and increased competition for data professionals with AI skills, according to Forrester Research.
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