HIE News Round Up: ONC and Data Exchange for Precision Medicine; CIOs Prioritize Interoperability; and EHRs and Responsibilities
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 Ramps Up Efforts to Aid Data Exchange for Precision Medicine
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is looking beyond efforts to ensure interoperability of data between providers’ information systems to ensure data can be utilized for medical research.
CIOs Prioritize Interoperability During Early-Phase EHR Adoption
Health IT interoperability and cybersecurity rank as top priorities during early-phase EHR adoption among CIOs, according to the results of a recent focus group discussion of 31 healthcare executives.
ONC Proposed Rule ‘Turning Point’ for Healthcare Interoperability
The ONC proposed rule supporting the use of the HL7 FHIR standards for healthcare APIs is a “turning point” for healthcare interoperability, according to Intermountain CMIO Stan Huff.
Health Systems Expect More from Regulatory Reporting Health IT Tools
Healthcare organizations are raising their expectations for health IT vendors developing quality management solutions as federal reporting requirements continue to shift and increase in complexity, according to KLAS.
Q&A: Christiana Care Health CIO Talks Up Apple's Health Record App
In December, Christiana Care went live with Apple's Health Record app, enabling patients to get an aggregated view of their electronic health record information on their mobile devices.
Everybody Has Responsibilities for Fixing EHRs
The AMA and Medstar have launched a marketing campaign that aims to highlight how everyone has a responsibility for the effective use of EHRs – timed with the 10th anniversary of the HITECH Act.
Cancer Institute's Sharpless Tapped as Acting Chief of FDA
Ned Sharpless, the director of the National Cancer Institute, will be named temporary chief of the Food and Drug Administration, taking the post being vacated by Scott Gottlieb.
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