HIE Rundown 3-14-16

HIE Weekly RundownHealth Information Exchange (HIE) is happening every minute of every day. Your personal health information is moving and being viewed to improve the quality of your healthcare and lower the costs. The job will not be complete until all health records are digital and interoperable. Here’s what’s happening to make that reality.

Interoperability Is Happening All Across The Country, Join In To Prove It
ONC (@ONC_HealthIT) recently launched the Interoperability Proving Ground (IPG), a centralized location where people are able to find what kinds of interoperability projects are occurring and where.

New Open Data Web App Displays National and State Health IT Data for EHR Adoption
Need quick summaries of health IT data? Well, there’s an app for that. The Health IT Dashboard (@ONC_HealthIT) has a new web app that gives you summaries of the latest national and state health IT data for EHR adoption, health information exchange, EHR vendor market share and much more. The best part? No downloads. Check it out right now in your phone, tablet, or desktop web browser.

Access Data for Physician EHR Adoption, Health Information Exchange, and Patient Engagement
You can now access the latest data for physician EHR adoption, health information exchange, and patient engagement. Access the data in .csv, .json, or .xml, or check out national maps of the data. These data are estimated from the National Electronic Health Records Survey and represent office-based physician adoption and use of health IT through 2014.

Caradigm Intelligence Platform Delivers Actionable Interoperability
Caradigm (@Caradigm), the leader in enterprise population health, announced the launch of Open Exchange, a set of interoperability capabilities available to healthcare providers that use the Caradigm Intelligence Platform (CIP).

SA Ignite’s QRDA Assistant Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR Certification from ICSA Labs
SA Ignite (@saignite), a provider of solutions that simplify the management of complex value-based programs, announced that its Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Assistant software version 1.0 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR certification. QRDA Assistant software will be utilized as part of the company’s broader PQRS EHR Direct reporting services to allow for the customization of this file type per client and per Tax ID Number (TIN).

DataMotion Health Announces New Platform Capabilities for Sharing Info & Communicating
On Monday, February 29, DataMotion Health (@DataMotionunveiled a powerful new version of its EHR agnostic, secure health information delivery services platform. The new platform is already enabling users to better share secured information and communicate across the care continuum in innovative ways, never seen before. These significant enhancements address critical areas like automated patient consent, ID validation & authentication, workflow integration and mobile case management, ensuring information delivery where, when and how care teams want it.

CommonWell Announces National Deployment of Interoperability Services to the Post-Acute Market
CommonWell Health Alliance® (@CommonWell) announced the availability of its cross-vendor interoperability services to the post-acute market. Brightree, Cerner and McKesson are among the first CommonWell members that have committed to deploying these services nationwide in 2016.

ZibdyHealth Launches the “Smart HIE” Health Information Exchange: Allows Healthcare Providers to Go Beyond Simple Data Sharing
Zibdy, Inc. (@ZibdyHealth) is pleased to announce the launch of their “Smart HIE” for healthcare providers. In the past few years, numerous health information exchanges have been established across the country to support medical data interoperability. Almost all of these exchanges have been heavily subsidized by tax payers through federal and state government grants. Now many of these exchanges are facing challenges in trying to attain financial viability.

eHealth Technologies Empowers Imaging Interoperability for CRISP
eHealth Technologies (@eHealthTec), a provider of image-enabled Health Information Exchange (HIE) solutions and Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP) (@CRISPhealth), a regional HIE serving the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia, announced they have successfully begun the implementation of eHealth Connect® Image Exchange across the state of Maryland.

ScImage and NextGen Healthcare Expand Partnership
ScImage (@ScImageIncannounced it has entered into an agreement with NextGen Healthcare (@NextGen) to integrate its PICOM365 Enterprise PACS into the NextGen® Ambulatory EHR, allowing for seamless workflow during a clinical encounter. The combined solution opens a new chapter in healthcare information access by coupling enterprise PACS along with native EHR information.