The new Health Information Exchange Weekly News Round Up provides the news you need to be smart and effective when it comes to health information exchange.

HIE News Round Up:  ONC Heating Up Health Data Exchange; DirectTrust and HL7 to Collaborate; and Interoperability Challenges

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 Activity Heating Up with Regards to Health Data Exchange

The ONC recently confirmed that it will release a draft document focused on the trusted exchange framework and common agreement by the end of the year.

EHR Vendors Urge ONC to Build on Existing Standards for Trusted Exchange Framework

The Electronic Health Record Association (EHRA), which represents 30 electronic EHR companies, urged the ONC to build on existing standards and technology for interoperability.

DirectTrust, HL7 Collaborate to Streamline Health Data Exchange

DirectTrust and HL7 recently released a white paper proposing ways FHIR and Direct standards can work together to achieve technical improvements to health data exchange.

ONC-REACHNet Collaborate to Use FHIR for Patient EHR Consent

The ONC is collaborating with REACHNet on a pilot program to create an electronic patient consent form for more efficient patient EHR exchange.

Top 5 Challenges to Achieving Healthcare Interoperability

Health IT developers, policymakers, and providers have several challenges to overcome before true interoperability is possible.

Federal Opioid Commission Seeks PDMP Health Data Exchange

The President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and Opioid Crisis published a report encouraging state and federal prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) to participate in health data exchange for improved patient-specific prescription data tracking.

Healthcare’s Growing Focus on Behavioral Health Data Exchange

Stakeholders across the healthcare arena are working to advance behavioral health IT infrastructure, use, and data exchange in 2017.



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