HIE News Round Up: ONC Posts TEFCA Comments; Social Determinants of Health Guidelines; and Clinical Health Data Exchange
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 Posts 100 Stakeholder Comments Guiding TEFCA Final Draft
ONC recently released over 100 comment letters from stakeholders offering input to inform the development of the federal agency’s Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA.)
ACA Risk Adjustment Worked as Intended in 2018, CMS Reports
CMS recently released a summary report of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) risk adjustment program for the 2018 benefit year, asserting in the report that the data proves the program acted as intended that year.
EHR-Generated Inbox Messages May Increase Physician Burnout
Algorithms built into EHR systems designed to generate inbox messages may be partly responsible for rising rates of physician burnout, according to a July Health Affairs study.
eHI Releases Guidelines for Social Determinants of Health Data
eHealth Initiative (eHI) recently released its “Guiding Principles for Ethical Use of Social Determinants of Health Data” to ensure that ethics and security remain a priority for social determinants of health data usage.
100 Percent of Clinical Trial Sponsors Need Improved Data Exchange
One hundred percent of clinical trial sponsors cite the need for better data exchange among study partners, indicating that the industry is pushing for more streamlined trial processes and systems, according to a new survey.
GA Medical Group Switches to Epic EHR to Boost Health Data Exchange
Georgia-based medical group Longstreet Clinic recently went live with an integrated Epic EHR implementation across its locations after an 18-month preparation process.
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