HIE News Round Up: MiHIN and GLHC Partnership; Intermountain and Interoperability; and Patient Identity Management
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.
Leading MI Health Information Exchange Networks Plan Integration
Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) will partner with Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC), the leading health information exchange in Michigan, by the end of 2019 to improve healthcare across the state.
Grahame Grieve On How FHIR Makes Data Exchange Easier
Not only is FHIR a standard for exchanging healthcare data, but it is also a community of people who aims to create a "public treasure" that we all own, says Grahame Grieve, FHIR product director for HL7 International.
Patient Identity Management: A Patient Safety Concern
Fragmented patient data can lead to redundant and unnecessary care, potentially harming individuals. Thought leaders are calling for standardized methods to identify patients and minimize potential harm.
NextGen Healthcare Acquires Medfusion to Boost Patient Experience
NextGen Healthcare, a provider of ambulatory-focused technology solutions, announced an agreement to acquire patient experience platform Medfusion for $43 million, in an effort to provide a better overall experience to its healthcare consumers.
CHIME: Acute-Care and Ambulatory Facilities Embracing Health IT
Acute-care organizations and ambulatory facilities are adopting similar healthcare technologies and appear to be on similar trajectories, according to CHIME’s Healthcare’s Most Wired: National Trends 2019 report.
Intermountain CMIO: How Interoperability Bridges Gaps
Stan Huff, MD, chief medical informatics officer at Intermountain Healthcare, discusses the Salt Lake City-based health system's approach to interoperability and how to apply it beyond data sharing in this recent Becker’s Q&A interview.
EHR Use Training Key to High EHR Satisfaction Across Specialists
High-quality EHR use training is crucial to EHR satisfaction, according to a recent KLAS survey of over 30,000 physicians.
Can an EHR Add-On Reduce Clinician Burnout, Cut Mouse Clicks?
A faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designed MedWISE, an EHR add-on working to ideally address physician burnout.
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