HIE News Round Up: TEFCA to Disrupt HIEs; Shulkin Under Fire; Rise of Healthcare Multicloud; and ONC Health IT Innovation Challenge
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 Health Data Exchange Framework to Disrupt HIEs Industry-Wide
While TEFCA may be voluntary, an industry expert predicts that all HIEs will be affected by the new health data exchange framework.
With David Shulkin Under Fire, What's Next for the VA's EHR Modernization?
Recent reports claim President Trump has lost patience with the bipartisan-supported Shulkin, which could put the Cerner-VA contract on hold -- indefinitely.
Value-Based Care Dictates HIT Infrastructure Advancement
Healthcare organizations face many IT infrastructure challenges as they seek out advanced solutions that will accommodate current and future infrastructure needs. Analytics, wearables, and blockchain are several of the tools organizations are adopting.
Healthcare Multicloud Supports Unique Cloud Infrastructure
Most healthcare organizations have at least one cloud environment supporting one or more of their IT infrastructure tools or storing data. Entities are not restricted to one cloud service model or vendor, which is why healthcare multicloud is gaining traction.
Health IT Use, Workarounds Among Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns
EHR system workarounds, lack of health IT use safety, and problems with internal care coordination were named among the top 10 patient safety concerns for healthcare organizations in 2018, according to a new report.
Maximizing EHR Use of Problem Lists for Improved Health Outcomes
Healthcare organizations, policymakers, and health IT developers can take steps to increase clinician EHR use of problem lists for improved health outcomes and clinical efficiency, according to researchers from the University of Utah Department of Biomedical Informatics and Intermountain Healthcare.
ONC Declares Winning Solutions of Health IT Innovation Challenge
The ONC recently announced the Phase 2 winners of its health data provenance challenge intended to spur health IT innovation.