HIE News Round Up: ONC Focusing on Interoperability; NSF Tackling Health Data Exchange; and Population Health and Value-Based Care
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.
Interoperability Key Focus for ONC Over Next Few Years
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's number one priority over the next few years is improving interoperability throughout the industry, according to the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee's annual report workshop update.
National Science Foundation Tackles Health IT Interoperability
The National Science Foundation has released a request for information (RFI) soliciting input from industry stakeholders including academic and non-governmental organizations about new approaches to improve health IT interoperability.
IT More Upbeat Than Clinicians About Healthcare Interoperability
More than three-quarters of IT and tech leaders judged their healthcare interoperability efforts as excellent or good, but fewer than half of clinicians had the same opinion, according to a new study.
Population Health Management Program Growth Tied to Value-Based Care
As healthcare organizations lean toward value-based care, population health management programs will continue to grow as they give providers valuable data analytics, according to Frost & Sullivan.
EHR Use Satisfaction Higher at EMRAM Stage 7 Health Systems
Physicians at healthcare organizations that have achieved Stage 7 on the HIMSS electronic medical record adoption model (EMRAM) maturity model report higher levels of EHR use satisfaction, according to a recent KLAS report.
VA Adopts Apple Health Records App for Patient Data Access
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has joined forces with Apple to offer patient data access through the Apple Health Records app.
Yale Establishing Health Informatics Division to Improve EHR Use
A new health informatics division at the Yale School of Public Health (SPH) is slated to open in August to encourage students to use artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to improve EHR use.
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