Health Information Exchange (HIE)
As hospitals work with their EHR vendors to manage compliance with the ONC rules, some are still seeking clarity – and some say they're skeptical about how much they'll advance interoperability.
The agency is floating new requirements for hospitals to report on syndromic surveillance, immunization registries, electronic case reporting and electronic reportable laboratory results. It also has new plans for quality reporting.
New CAQH directory lists FHIR endpoints, 3rd party apps to help with CMS interoperability rule compliance
Built with help from Edifecs, the CAQH Endpoint Directory can help enable more widespread data sharing among app developers, payers and state Medicaid agencies as the new regs come online.
The aim is to extend the FHIR's capability beyond clinical care and into translational research, improving patient outcomes and driving delivery efficiencies by combining research and EHR data.
InterOp.Community – a joint project of the Interoperability Institute, IHE USA, Interopion and Red Hat – aims to advance health information sharing via open platforms and open source software.
National Coordinator for Health IT Micky Tripathi said in a keynote for the agency's annual meeting that COVID-19 continues to be the main focus for the near future.
Clinicians from ChristianaCare and Mount Sinai describe how they're leveraging EHRs, outside vendors, interoperability groups and immunization registries to manage the logistical complexity of multi-dose regimens for far-flung patient populations.
Since its initial go-live in March 2020, the UK-based GNCR initiative has reached a number of milestones.
As he focuses on shoring up data-sharing resiliency and ensuring that new IT initiatives bake in SDOH as a "fundamental design criterion," the new national coordinator also reminded people about an important April 5 start date.
The Idaho Health Data Exchange goes beyond many traditional HIEs, incorporating advanced data sharing capabilities and actionable data insights. Its master patient index has proven quite useful during COVID-19.