HIE News Round Up: Improving Health IT Interoperability; Identifying Information Blocking Providers; and EHR Outcomes
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.
9 Ways to Improve Health IT Interoperability, Patient Data Access
The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) and the Bipartisan Policy Center recently issued a report outlining nine ways the public and private sector can work together to advance health IT interoperability and improve patient data access.
CMS Proposes Publicly Identifying Information Blocking Providers
Following the announcement of the Interoperability and Patient Access Proposed Rule, CMS Administrator Seema Verma told members of the press that the federal agency would be publicly identifying providers who prevent health data sharing.
NCQA Seeks Comment on Proposed Updates to HEDIS Quality Measures
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is seeking comments from health plans, purchasers, consumers, and other stakeholders on proposed updates to the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measures.
HIMSS 2019: How Proposed Federal Rules Aim to Boost Patient Data Access
At the HIMSS19 opening keynote, current and former government officials discussed new regulations that could help to better empower consumers through data.
EHR Use Satisfaction Higher at EMRAM Stage 7 Health Systems
Physicians at healthcare organizations that have achieved Stage 7 on the HIMSS electronic medical record adoption model (EMRAM) maturity model report higher levels of EHR use satisfaction, according to a recent KLAS report.
Boosting Quality Outcomes with EHRs, Health IT Remains Top Priority
Improving quality outcomes using EHR systems and other health IT is a top priority among healthcare executives, according to the 2019 HIMSS Leadership and Workforce Survey.
IMAT Solutions Launches New Health Data Platform at HIMSS 2019
Last week, IMAT Solutions launched IMAT 8.0, its latest health data platform that offers enhanced data redundancy and patient matching, along with a more streamlined user interface and a dynamic single-query builder (and more).
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