HIE News Round Up: Interoperability Not Attainable by 2020; MU3 Challenges for Hospitals; and Better Data Science
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.
71 Percent of Providers Say Interoperability Not Attainable by 2020
Less than a third of provider organizations believe that current federal policies, committees and regulations are sufficient to help the country attain meaningful health IT interoperability by 2020.
Stage 3 Meaningful Use Rule Could Pose Big Challenges for Hospitals
Healthcare IT News explores some of the challenges that hospitals will face with regards to the updated Meaningful Use Stage 3 (MUs) mandate.
HIE Partnership Targets Health Data Exchange, Population Health
The Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC) has entered into a formal partnership with the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) to improve patient care delivery, health data sharing, and population health management.
Majority of Patients Believe that Health Records Help Care
According to the recent Physicians Foundation 2017 Patient Survey, 85 percent of patients said electronic health records helped somewhat or a great deal in overall care.
UVA Researchers Recommend Using EHRs for Reduced Medical Testing
Researchers at the University of Virginia (UVA) Health System and other universities have developed a plan to cut unnecessary medical testing to save money and improve patient safety, satisfaction, and health outcomes in part by using EHRs.
Why Hospitals Need Better Data Science
Harvard Business Review explores why today’s hospitals need better data science to help improve the quality of care.
Developing Quality Measures to Succeed in Value-Based Care
The ability for quality measures to paint an accurate picture of the patient care experience depends on the availability of reliable data, yet the latter remains a persistent challenge, according to this recent EHR Intelligence Op-Ed.