HIE News Round Up: ONC Health Data Exchange Framework; Telehealth Success in Missouri; and 2018 MIPS Eligibility Information
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.
HHS Seeks Comments on Draft Framework for EHR Systems Interoperability
The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a draft framework that seeks to establish policies, technical standards and processes to facilitate health information sharing and interoperability of electronic health records systems.
ONC Health Data Exchange Framework Enjoying Support of Industry
The American Hospital Association (AHA), DirectTrust, and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) have voiced support for ONC’s efforts to improve health data exchange via the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA).
Pew Urges ONC Expand EHR Data Included in Health Data Exchange
Pew Charitable Trusts recently requested ONC support the expansion of health data exchange via application programming interfaces (APIs) beyond common clinical data sets (CCDS) to include a wider variety of important EHR data.
How Doctors are Providing Smarter Care with Electronic Health Records
University of California San Francisco’s Department of Medicine is comprised of leading doctors that believe EHRs can be a transformative platform for health care.
MGMA Urges CMS Release 2018 MIPS Eligibility Information
The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) recently submitted a letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma, requesting CMS release 2018 Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligibility information.
Epic, DaVita Partner to Develop Chronic Kidney Disease EHR System
Epic will partner with DaVita Physician Solutions to improve capabilities within DaVita’s chronic kidney disease (CKD) EHR system offering.
Telehealth Gives Rural Missouri More Access to Health Care
Many rural towns in the state are finding alternatives to health care access through the Internet, as highlighted by this successful telehealth initiative in Missouri.