HIE News Round Up: VA CIO Resigns; Patient Data Accessing Challenges; and Top 30 Chief Innovation Officers
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.
VA CIO Resigns Amidst Cerner EHR Contract Negotiations
Last week, VA CIO Scott Blackburn resigned with the federal department’s Cerner EHR contract still short of finalization.
7 Challenges Physicians Face Accessing Patient Data
Surescripts and ORC International, a business intelligence firm, conducted a survey of 300 primary care physicians that highlighted the top patient data sharing challenges.
HITAC Approves 9 Healthcare Interoperability Recommendations
Nine recommendations from the US Core Data for Interoperability Task Force (TF) were approved by the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC).
How Apple's Health Records Could Reshape Patient Engagement
Dignity Health's chief digital officer explains why he thinks Apple can succeed for population health and precision medicine efforts.
30 Percent of Physician Practices to Replace Their EHR Within 3 Years
Physician practices are looking to improve their electronic health records and many are shopping around for more advanced tools, according to a new report.
Epic, Cerner Win Most EHR Contracts Among Community Hospitals
Epic and Cerner won more EHR contracts with community hospitals than any other vendor over the past 12 months, according to an April 2018 KLAS report.
Two-thirds of US Hospitals Achieved Upper HIMSS EMRAM Adoption
By the end of 2017, 66.7 percent of US hospitals reached either Stage 5 or Stage 6 of the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM), according to HIMSS Analytics data.
30 Top Chief Innovation Officers at Healthcare Organizations
Health Data Management Magazine is offering this definitive list of the top 30 Chief Innovation Officers in the U.S.