HIE News Round Up: 21st Century Cures Act 2.0; QHN and CORHIO Expand Data Sharing; and Four Birds Calling and HIE Success
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.
What Does a 21st Century Cures Act 2.0 Look Like for Health IT?
Medical device development, data exchange, and patient access to innovative therapies need to be at the heart of the next iterations of the 21st Century Cures Act, an effort Representatives Fred Upton and Diana DeGette are calling “Cures 2.0.”
IT Experts Urge Stronger Oversight of Patient Data in the ‘Wild West’ of Consumer Apps
A leading organization for chief information officers in healthcare is urging Congress to take action to protect patients' data privacy as proposed federal rules aim to open up medical data to third-party apps.
Colorado’s Health Information Exchanges Expand Data Sharing to Include Clinical Documents
Quality Health Network (QHN) and Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (CORHIO) announced that the two health information exchanges (HIEs) have expanded their exchange of secure patient data, enabling better care coordination for millions of Colorado patients.
Data Standards, Governance Will Address Social Determinants of Health
Improved data standards, data governance, and infrastructure could help the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other stakeholders better leverage social determinants of health data, according to a recent report from HHS.
Organization-Directed Interventions Improve Clinician Burden
Researchers analyzed 11 years of studies published between 2007 and 2018 and found that teamwork, time studies, transitions, and technology were the four unique categories of workplace intervention that were strongly linked to reducing clinician burnout, according to the Mayo Clinic.
Health IT Answers: “Four Calling Birds” Highlight Four Use Cases for Future HIE Success
In case you missed it, here’s this year’s holiday predictions column for Health IT Answers by Buff Colchagoff, CEO of RosettaHealth.
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