HIE News Round Up: Impact of Too Much Data; EHR Workload Issues Addressed; and New Population Health Studies
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.
Sharing Health Data Gets Easier, But Also Presents New Challenges
Sharing health data has never been easier thanks, in part, to EHR vendors and nonprofit organizations like CommonWell Health Alliance. But now there's a new problem: too much data.
Electronic Health Records Symposium Examines Privacy, Workload Issues
Speakers at Stanford Medicine’s second symposium on electronic health records discussed ways to increase patients’ access to data while maintaining security and decreasing the documentation burden for physicians.
Health Organizations Unprepared for 21st Century Cures Act Regulations
Many healthcare industry executives are unfamiliar or are not yet focused on the new regulations of the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures), and these companies could face substantial penalties if they are not properly educated, according to a survey conducted by Accenture.
PA Hospital Supports Apple Health Records for Patient EHR Access
Doylestown Hospital, located in Pennsylvania, announced that it now supports Apple Health Records on the iPhone, which makes it easy for patients to access their medical data whenever they choose.
AdventHealth Begins Two Population Health Studies
Orlando-based AdventHealth has launched two population health initiatives that explore how various factors influence patients' health as well as patients' DNA.
BCBSA Shares Claims Data for Personalized Treatment Plans for MS
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) shares reports on claims data via the Health of America platform in the hopes that the information might lead to better personalized treatment plans.
How Technology Is Improving the Patient Experience and Health Outcomes
The CIO of NRC Health offers key insights into not technology is shaping both the patient experience and health outcomes in this Forbes Op-Ed.
To learn more about how RosettaHealth can assist with any health information challenges you might have, book a free consultation with one of our interoperability experts.