Health information exchange (HIE) participation in Florida was associated with readmission reduction, meaning hospitals should be encouraged to integrate HIE into their quality improvement initiatives, according to new research published in Health Affairs. Click here to read more from Health Care Innovation.
Most healthcare executives see a return on investment from clinical surveillance tools, but some believe that EHR solutions aren’t meeting all their data analytics needs. Click here to continue reading from HealthITAnalytics.com
“EHR companies are on notice,” says Vermont’s U.S. Attorney Click here to read more from Healthcare Innovation
As suicides increase and the opioid crisis continues, Congress, HHS and others need to do more to enable data sharing for at-risk patients. Click here to continue reading from HealthcareITNews.com
An increasing number of providers are engaging in health data exchange, with Direct message transactions up 63 percent in 2018. Click here to read more from ehrintelligence.com
Even as EHR vendor-driven networks gain maturity and scope, older and more traditional health information exchanges still have a lot of critical value to bring to the table, one expert says. Click here to continue reading more from healthcareitnews.com
Adopting health data standards in a consistent and comprehensive manner will be key to enabling meaningful healthcare interoperability. Click here to read more from EHRIntelligence.com
American Hospital Association, other groups call for widespread effort to accelerate interoperability
More and more healthcare organizations are urging a broader swath of the industry to get involved driving interoperability. The latest is a Jan. 22 report from seven leading national hospital associations urging “all stakeholders” to take part. Click here to read more from HealthcareITNews.com
Health information exchanges can help providers and public health departments overcome common obstacles. Click here to read more from HealthcareITNews.com
Missouri Health Connection has on boarded a new MHC Participant, Baron Cardiology Group, PC of Springfield, MO. MHC is glad to have the group join our network!