HIE News Round Up: ONC Releases 2019 Health Data Interoperability Standards; GAO and Patient Matching; and Missouri Health Connection 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.
ONC Releases 2019 Health Data Interoperability Standards Advisory
ONC has released the 2019 Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA), which includes updated standards and implementation specifications to address health data exchange needs.
GAO Identifies Additional Efforts to Improve Patient Matching
The Government Accountability Office recently released findings from interviews of nearly two score of physicians, hospitals, and other stakeholders that detail the many challenges in the way of patient matching as well as potential solutions.
Senate Committee Says EHR Modernization Cannot Be Allowed to Fail
The Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs has issued a serious warning to new VA CIO James Gfrerer about the EHR modernization project.
Missouri Health Connection’s CEO Defends HIEs’ Value in a Competitive HIT Landscape
Angie Bass, President and CEO of Missouri Health Connection, believes that health information exchanges fill a critical interoperability gap created by large EHR vendors.
Over 96 Percent of Apple Health Records Trial Users Found It Easy to Use
Apple's Health Records has been given very favorable reviews by some of its first users, and helped them understand their health.
Thinking of Emailing Dental Patient Records? Think Again
The handling and sharing of patient data, and health records specifically, is a critical and sensitive issue that affects millions of dentists and patients every day throughout North America.
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