Supporting the adoption of health IT and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care, here is what is happening at the ONC, including 3 new workshops to attend next week, ISA & SVAP Comment Periods Open, careers at the ONC & more.Read More
Supporting the adoption of health IT and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care, here is what is happening at the ONC, including highlights from the all-virtual ONC Tech Forum, a new HIE funding opportunity, accepting submissions for the USCDI Version 2 & more.
Join the ONC for a working session on patient identity and patient matching, Monday, June 1, 2020, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET. They invite individuals and organizations to provide input and insight into existing challenges and promising innovations in patient identity and matching.
By Andy Aroditis – The COVID-19 crisis has exposed a painful number of deficiencies in our nation’s healthcare system, from shortages of protective personal equipment to insufficient emergency and intensive care capacity.
In a hearing convened by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), witnesses outlined opportunities to improve health information exchange, citing the absence of a nationally-recognized identifier as an ongoing challenge to matching patients to their healthcare data.
HIEs and Patient Matching Noam Arzt, PhD, president and founder of HLN Consulting Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) represent a collection of organizations that choose to…