The eHealth Exchange, one of the nation’s largest health information networks connecting federal agencies and providers, launched the eHealth Exchange Innovation Grant program. The program seeks to award as much as $550,000 in grants and other incentives to organizations pursuing…Read More
Health Information Exchange
The virtual Second Annual DirectTrust Summit, June 9-10 will bring together an array of healthcare industry leaders to share ideas and best practices around improving health information exchange and interoperability. The two-day event ensures a robust learning and networking experience for attendees.
DirectTrust announced that its Second Annual DirectTrust Summit has gone virtual. June 9-10 event features plenary sessions by ONC’s Don Rucker and Congressman Bill Foster, live 360X demo, regulatory and identity panel sessions, emerging-use case studies, and networking via live chat rooms.
By Daniel Cidon – Established in nearly every state across the nation, prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) are used to track the prescribing, dispensing and use of opioids and other controlled substances.
By William Hersh MD – One of my major projects over the last couple years has been a systematic review of the research that has been conducted on health information exchange (HIE). I wrote about this project when it first started and when our protocol for the review was posted for public comment.
By Cora Alisuag – It has only been about two generations since traveling medicine shows were common forums for medical information. Today’s digital age patients still don’t know what is in their medical records. They need transparency, not secret hospital –vendor contracts and data blocking.
Interoperability was one of the hottest topics at HIMSS15 due to its significant impact on what has been called the “Iron Triangle” of healthcare — access, cost and quality.
Molina Healthcare of Michigan has joined Michigan’s efforts to improve health care statewide through electronic data sharing as the newest Qualified Data Sharing Organization (QO) with the Michigan Health Information Network (MiHIN).
Healthcare Business Intelligence Forum, April 16-17 The Healthcare Business Intelligence Forum, presented by HIMSS Media and Healthcare IT News, will be held April 16-17, 2014…