John D’Amore

HIE Rundown – 3-16-21

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.

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Payers: Forge Ahead Despite HHS Rule Delay

By John D’Amore – On March 9, 2020, HHS announced two long-anticipated rules from the ONC and CMS designed to “finally deliver on giving patients true access to their healthcare data.” Some expected these deadlines to be a few years out, but HHS had other plans in mind:

Making Health Data Impossible to Misunderstand

By John D’Amore – Back in the first century AD, the Roman orator Quintilian aptly characterized communication of health information as it should be in the 21st century: “One should not aim at being possible to understand but at being impossible to misunderstand.”