Information Exchange

Expanded Funding for HIE Connectivity

Health Information Exchange Funding Expanded CMS and ONC recently announced an initiative to connect a variety of providers to health information exchanges, expanding the list of eligible providers to include long-term care, behavioral health, and substance abuse treatment providers. The funding will increase the sustainability of HIEs and support improved access for categories of providers [...]

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The ONC’s Interoperability Roadmap Drivers 2015 – 2024

ONC's Interoperability Roadmap Drivers  Interoperability is seen as one of the most significant obstacles to realizing the full potential of health IT. Having just attended the HIMSS 2016 conference in Las Vegas, this buzzword from years ago is STILL a big buzzword in the industry. It seems we have made some advances in sharing data, but [...]

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Growth of Electronic Information Exchange in Healthcare

We know how important the exchange of patient data is in healthcare. Electronic healthcare data powers interoperability, diagnosis, analytics and decision support. This infographic examines the growth of electronic information exchange among non-federal U.S. acute care hospitals and outside providers from 2008 - 2014, by data type. While these numbers are no surprise due to [...]

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