HIE News Round Up: ONC and SDOH Adoption; EHR Reporting and Patient Care; and The Sequoia Project in the 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 2015 Health IT Certification Edition Improved SDOH Adoption
Since the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT introduced its 2015 Certification Edition, social detriments of health (SDOH) data adoption has improved, according to the agency.
Some ONC-Certified EHRs Could Cause Patient Harm, Study Shows
Electronic health records (EHRs) are a leading cause of patient harm and there needs to be additional improvements and evaluation to these systems, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
Mass General Uses Machine Learning in EHR to Detect Alzheimer’s
Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) are utilizing machine learning and natural language processing tools in their EHRs to diagnose the chance that a patient will eventually receive a dementia or Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
Health IT Predictions for 2020: Trust Takes Center Stage
Looking forward to 2020, the most important new voice on this topic will be the consumer, and trust will take center stage.
How the New Electronic Health Record Reporting Program Could Improve Patient Care
The establishment of the EHR reporting program marks the next phase in the oversight of digital health records and affords ONC an opportunity to prioritize the safety of patients, according to Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Top 20 News Stories of 2019 in Health Data Management
Healthcare information technology underwent some significant challenges in 2019, reflected by the wide array of stories that Health Data Management readers read most frequently.
5 Health IT Executives to Watch in 2020
Decade-Defining Moments in Healthcare Innovation, Reform
The 2010s have proved to be an important decade for healthcare innovation and reforms, and here are the top trends that defined the time.
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