The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity to expand and accelerate innovative uses of electronic health information via health information exchanges (HIEs) to support state and local public health agencies.Read More
By Daniel Cidon – Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the need for longitudinal health data and interoperability have never been greater. Providers need access to the full picture of every patient they treat, and epidemiologists need to consolidate data from multiple sources to…
Journal of AHIMA examines the problems related to value-based care requirements and the role of EHRs in solving them.
By Kelly Thompson – SHIEC is the national collaborative representing health information exchanges (HIEs) and their strategic business and technology partners. SHIEC’s mission is to; educate public and private entities regarding the benefits, functions and roles of HIEs…
By Buff Colchagoff – With the ONC planning on releasing the next iteration of TEFCA this year, many HIEs are likely very concerned about the potential impact of this federally-constructed interoperability initiative.
SHIEC recently held its 4th annual conference in Atlanta, which featured a packed agenda of speakers covering topics related to advancing interoperability and sharing common HIE issues and best practices.
By Matt Fisher – The concept of HIEs is not new for healthcare. States, regions and other collections of healthcare entities have been attempting to scale up HIEs for years. Listen to the on demand episode of Healthcare de Jure where Teresa Rivera, the President and CEO of UHIN discusses these issues with Matt.
Leveraging the latest advancements in health information technology, DHIN has partnered with MEDfx to provide a more robust collection of resources to care providers, patients and their families throughout the state of Delaware and beyond.
By William Hyman – Many initiatives, especially ones that are made mandatory, follow a similar pattern of hype. In our arena we see this in the adoption of EMRs. the establishment of HIEs, and the incorporation of AI.