HIE News Round Up: Most Expensive EHR Implementations; AMIA and ONC; and How to Get Patients to Share Electronic Health Records
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.
Top 5 Most Expensive EHR Implementations of 2017
EHR implementations are becoming increasingly expensive, with some health IT companies raking in more than $1 billion dollars with one contract.
AMIA Urges ONC Update 2015 Interoperability Roadmap, Standards
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) recently submitted a letter to ONC urging the federal agency to update the 2015 Interoperability Roadmap, enhance testing, and invest in improving health IT standards.
Newly-Designed Physician EHR Notes May Improve EHR Usability
Showing less data in physician EHR notes may produce more benefits for physician productivity, according to a recent study.
Saving Hundreds of Lives And Millions of Dollars with EHR Integration
Penn Medicine and Cancer Centers of America are deploying clinical pathways technologies and Mercy already saved 480 lives and $27 million by connecting them with its Epic electronic health record.
ACO Wrangles Data From 45 Different EHRs for Real-Time Analytics
The CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization says its population health platform has helped manage disparate data, but he still wishes vendors and payers would help manage the burden of value-based care.
Solo Practitioner Not Using EHR System Denied License Reissue
A New Hampshire judge has denied a request from solo practitioner family physician Anna M. Konopka, MD to regain her medical license in part because of her decision to practice without an EHR system.
Sharing Electronic Health Care Records Growing
Here’s a local news story from Utica, NY, about how HealtheConnections, the regional health information organization, is advancing the sharing of health records in the region.
Study: How to Get Patients to Share Electronic Health Records
Education is the key to getting patients to share their medical records electronically with health care providers, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo School of Management.