Health Information Exchange (HIE)

Health information exchange helps medical group find success with value-based care

Holston Medical Group.

By Bill Siwicki 02:34 pm August 06, 2019
Among Holston Medical Group’s many accomplishments with the help of the HIE: Increased pay-for-value payments by 44%, with more than $13 million in value-based revenue annually; increased fee-for-service payments by 7%; and reduced employee-to-provider ratio by 0.7 FTEs.
By Mike Miliard 12:07 pm August 05, 2019
Use of Direct messaging increased by more than 50 percent over the previous quarter and nearly 400 percent since last year.
Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce reup on interoperability promise
By Mike Miliard 02:08 pm July 31, 2019
The tech giants have made progress on the pledge they made one year ago, and plan to do more, they said at the CMS Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference.
DirectTrust alliance developing standard for trusted healthcare instant messaging
By Bill Siwicki 11:12 am July 30, 2019
The goal of the Trusted Instant Messaging+ standard is to enable secure real-time electronic transmission of healthcare information.
By Benjamin Harris 10:50 am July 25, 2019
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT says it's seeking public input and recommendations before it takes a "snapshot" of its Interoperability Standards Advisory toward the end of the year.
Implementation best practices: Making interoperability work
By Bill Siwicki 12:57 pm July 03, 2019
Three interoperability experts – from Boston Children’s Hospital, Holon Solutions and Payformance Solutions – discuss the most important tactics to employ when first working with interoperability technologies and standards.
Kentucky EDs gain access to data sharing tool with new Anthem grant
By Mike Miliard 03:46 pm June 26, 2019
The EDie software will enable members of the Kentucky Hospital Association to coordinate care with each other, and with skilled nursing facilities and other clinics statewide. It could also offer a valuable tool to help fight the opioid crisis.
By Mike Miliard 11:40 am June 26, 2019
The company has signed a new six-year deal to provide clinical data exchange capabilities, such as patient ID, record locator services and document retrieval.

The goal of TEFCA is to "provide a single 'on-ramp' to nationwide connectivity," according to ONC.

By Mike Miliard 01:04 pm June 18, 2019
HIMSS, Sequoia Project and others weigh in on Draft 2 of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, urging caution that it not disrupt existing HIE processes.
By Alexander Berler 05:34 am June 18, 2019
Alexander Berler, director for consulting services at Gnomon Informatics SA, looks at a new initiative that can help put the patient at the centre of healthcare in Europe.

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