HIE News Round Up: ONC Funding to be Reduced; HIE Brings Higher Quality; and VA Cerner EHR Budget
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 Funding to Be Further Reduced in POTUS Proposed 2019 Budget
ONC will receive $38 million in funding as part of the Trump Administration’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2019 -- $22 million below the amount allotted to the federal agency in the FY 2018 Continuing Resolution.
Health Information Exchange Brings Higher Quality, Lower Costs
Health information exchange (HIE) continues to improve care quality, enhance patient safety, and reduce healthcare costs, but more providers need to employ HIE to maximize its potential, according to a new report.
Trump Earmarks $1.2 Billion for VA-Cerner EHR Project in Proposed Budget
In the proposed budget from the Trump administration, the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs would get 11.7 percent more in funding or $4.2 billion -- including $1.2 billion for the first year of its Cerner EHR project.
Texas HIE to Link Social Determinants of Health to Patient EHRs
Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas and the state’s health information exchange (HIE) HASA are partnering to launch a pilot project for linking social determinants of health data to patient EHRs.
HIEs Consider Joining Ambitious ONC Health Data Exchange Framework
CORHIO, IHIE, and CliniSync are ready to take on the challenges of participating in the new ONC health data exchange framework.
HIE Use of ADT Notifications Jumped 95 Percent Last Year at SHIN-NY
HIE use of admission, discharge, and transfer (ADT) notifications grew by an impressive 95 percent among users of the Statewide Health Information Network (SHIN-NY) from 2016 to 2017, according to the New York eHealth Collaborative.
PODCAST: SocialClime Discusses HIMSS 2018 and the Power of “Community” for Breaking Down Health Data Exchange Barriers
In this RosettaHealth podcast interview, Jared Blake, a Partner at SocialClime, discusses how his organization is transforming online reputation management for medical practices, and why they are participating in the RosettaHealth HIMSS 2018 “community” booth #11418.
8 Things to Know Before HIMSS 2018
For all HIMSS 2018 attendees, here’s a rundown of all the key happenings at the conference.