HIE News Round Up: New Data Regulations for 21st Century Cures Act; ONC Partners with IHE; and Hixny News
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.
Key Reminders of New Data Regulations for 21st Century Cures Act
Healthcare executives must be informed and properly educated on the ONC’s new regulations of the 21st Century Cures Act, according to this recent EHR Intelligence article.
ONC Partners With IHE To Advance Interoperability Standards
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has entered into a cooperative agreement with Integrating the Health Enterprise USA to jointly advance interoperability goals.
Hixny NY Health Information Exchange Partners with Supermarket Chain
Hixny, an electronic health information exchange (HIE) serving the northern New York state, and Price Chopper/Market 32 announced a collaboration that will connect Hixny’s HIE to the pharmacies within the supermarket chain.
UHG Funds Research on Digital Access to Care Solutions
The United Health Foundation, UnitedHealth Group’s (UHG’s) philanthropic arm, will partner with the Morehouse School of Medicine’s National Center for Primary Care to determine whether digital access to care solutions can resolve disparities in the south.
Community Health Centers Partner with OCHIN for New EHR System
North County Health Services (NCHS), a southern California health system hosting 12 community health centers, is partnering with Oregon Community Health Information Network (OCHIN) to implement its EHR and electronic dental records (EDR) systems, practice management, and other health IT services.
CMS Considers AI and Value-Based Care Fraud Prevention Strategies
CMS sent out two requests for information, one on program integrity issues regarding the fee-for-service to value-based care transition and the other on how to evolve data analytics and artificial intelligence to suppress fraudulent activities.
Cerner Acquires Consultant AbleVets to Support Health IT Projects
Cerner will acquire AbleVets, a Washington, DC area-based strategic IT consulting and engineering firm that will provide Cerner with technical expertise in designing and implementing efficient solutions federally.
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