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5/31/2022 Drummond Group developing testing and certification program for pediatric EHRs | Healthcare IT News Healthcare IT News ... feedback from a trio of health IT companies: NextGen Healthcare, Office Practicum and PCC.They're helping finalize the test scripts which are based upon the 10 recommendations from the ONC in its 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule, the HL7 Pediatric Care Health IT Functional Profile R2.1 published in May 2022, and the Agency for Healthcare Research Children's EHR Format 2015 Priority List to advance child health, such as through ...
5/20/2022 Value-based care creating a new era of interoperability Healthcare Finance ... and new rules and technology mean there's less chance for redundancy, administrative waste and roadblocks to patient access.Joerg Schwarz, head of healthcare interoperability strategy at cloud software company Infor, said the 21st Century Cures Act , first passed in 2016, was instrumental in bringing interoperability into the modern era. The 21st Century Cures Act is a huge piece of legislation with varying pieces enacted on different timelines, including key components ...
5/19/2022 Now is the time for health tech to capitalize on legislation moves - MedCity News MedCity News ... rise, driving consumer demand for more information—particularly cost information. The pandemic has made us more comfortable managing healthcare electronically than ever before. There are significant legislative tailwinds, primarily driven by the 21st Century Cures Act and the ONC action planned this year around information blocking, FHIR APIs and TEFCA. As an executive who has spent the last decade helping to shape technology adoption strategies, it is important that we ...
5/17/2022 Navigating data guidelines and regulations Modern Healthcare ... Act, which became law more than a quarter-century ago, restricts providers’ authority to share patient data with other entities and guarantees patients access to their own information upon request.The 21st Century Cures Act of 2016 requires health systems to allow patients on-demand, fully online access to their data, including the clinical notes in their electronic health records.But state laws with stricter rules about how healthcare ...
5/17/2022 Provider Obligations For Patient Portals Under The 21st Century Cures Act Health Affairs When Congress prohibited “information blocking” under the 21st Century Cures Act in 2016, it made no reference to patient portals, the websites through which many health care providers share clinical information with their patients. Similarly, the word “portal” does not appear once in the 6,000-word information blocking regulation, issued by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in 2020. Such regulation defines information ...
5/17/2022 Provider Obligations For Patient Portals Under The 21st Century Cures Act ramaonhealthcare.com Health May 16, 2022When Congress prohibited “information blocking” under the 21st Century Cures Act in 2016, it made no reference to patient portals, the websites through which many health care providers share clinical information with their patients. Similarly, the word “portal” does not appear once in the 6,000-word information blocking regulation , issued by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in 2020 ...
5/16/2022 Health plans, this is why real-time benefit tools have let you down - MedCity News MedCity News ... benefit information at the point of care, so they’re able to prescribe the lowest cost medication and avoid awkward, painful sticker shock at the pharmacy. This technology was mandated by the 21st Century Cures Act , which passed in 2016.Every health plan must utilize an RTBT to connect to at least one health organization, which can be anything ranging from a large health system to a single physician practice ...
5/16/2022 Marble Pioneers Patient-Authorized Digital Data Access Globe Newswire DALLAS and TORONTO, May 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As legislation, including the 21st Century Cures Act and CMS Interoperability and Patient Access final rule, paves the way for patient rights to control their data, Marble has continuously set the standard for patient-authorized data access across all health networks, including state and regional Health Information Exchanges (HIEs). The company is connected to more than 50,000 health organizations across North America ...
5/16/2022 Provider Obligations For Patient Portals Under The 21st Century Cures Act | Health Affairs Health Affairs 10.1377/forefront.20220513.923426] When Congress prohibited “information blocking” under the 21st Century Cures Act in 2016, it made no reference to patient portals, the websites through which many health care providers share clinical information with their patients. Similarly, the word “portal” does not appear once in the 6,000-word information blocking regulation , issued by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in 2020. Such ...
5/16/2022 Provider Obligations For Patient Portals Under The 21st Century Cures Act | Health Affairs Health Affairs 10.1377/forefront.20220513.923426] When Congress prohibited “information blocking” under the 21st Century Cures Act in 2016, it made no reference to patient portals, the websites through which many health care providers share clinical information with their patients. Similarly, the word “portal” does not appear once in the 6,000-word information blocking regulation , issued by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in 2020. Such ...
5/13/2022 PolarityTE Announces FDA Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy Designation Granted to SkinTE® PR Newswire SALT LAKE CITY , May 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- PolarityTE, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTE ) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted a Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy (RMAT) designation to SkinTE under the Company's open IND.Established under the 21st Century Cures Act , RMAT designation is a dedicated program designed to expedite the drug development and review processes for promising regenerative medicine products, including human cellular and tissue-based therapies ...
5/12/2022 Surescripts webinar highlights: Interoperability progress depends on how you look at it - MedCity News MedCity News ... recommendations on how best to measure and quantify interoperability, and a near term outlook on next steps. It also addressed the legacy of the HITECH Act provisions and the impact of the 21st Century Cures Act .Among the panelists are:Tom Skelton, CEO , Surescripts Judy Faulkner, Founder and CEO, Epic Mary Grealy , President, Healthcare Leadership Council A. Jay Holmgren, Assistant Professor of Medicine with University of California — San Francisco ...
5/12/2022 Why Eliminating GPS from EVV Could Cost Millions, Force ‘Massive’ Step Backward - Home Health Care News Home Health Care News The electronic visit verification (EVV) implementation process could hit a significant roadblock this summer if a Congressional bill that eliminates the use of GPS is passed by federal lawmakers. The next iteration of the landmark 21st Century Cures Act would not allow EVV systems to use GPS in order to protect privacy. If the bill passes as written, millions of dollars already invested by home health providers and state governments ...
5/12/2022 Why Eliminating GPS from EVV Could Cost Millions, Force ‘Massive’ Step Backward Home Health Care News The electronic visit verification (EVV) implementation process could hit a significant roadblock this summer if a Congressional bill that eliminates the use of GPS is passed by federal lawmakers.The next iteration of the landmark 21st Century Cures Act would not allow EVV systems to use GPS in order to protect privacy. If the bill passes as written, millions of dollars already invested by home health providers and state governments ...
5/10/2022 Senators seek to reauthorize mental health reforms, grants in latest bid to improve access | Fierce Healthcare FierceHealthcare ... 2022 would reauthorize key block grant programs, expand access to pediatric mental health and aims to boost the mental health workforce. The legislation would reauthorize key programs passed in 2016 under the 21st Century Cures Act .“While we had already recognized the need for further improvement of these programs in the interim, the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Americans’ mental health has further informed our approach ...
4/20/2022 Reducing Administrative Burden in Laboratory Animal Research: What Have We Done Recently and What's Coming… National Institutes of Health The 21st Century Cures Act called for NIH to collaborate with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reduce administrative burdens associated with laboratory animal research programs, while maintaining high standards of animal welfare as well as the integrity and credibility of the research. We jointly released a final report in 2019 outlining steps to accomplish this goal, and have since worked together to ...
4/18/2022 Buchanan Introduces Three Bills to Spur American Innovation US House of Representatives ... Encourages R&D InvestmentWASHINGTON – Congressman Vern Buchanan today introduced three new bills to spur American innovation through the development and expansion of tax incentives: the American Innovation Act, the Start-Ups for Cures Act and the More Cures Act .The American Innovation Act aims to remove some of the initial barriers to creating a business, putting money back in the pockets of our country’s best job creators ...
4/14/2022 HHS Secretary: Cures Act enforcement 'long overdue' | Healthcare IT News Healthcare IT News U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said that the federal government has made "extraordinary progress" over the past year when it comes to advancing health technology.Becerra pointed to the launch of TEFCA , enforcement of Cures Act provisions and the launch of Helios FHIR Accelerator as just a few examples.At the same time, he said at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT ...
4/14/2022 HHS Secretary: Cures Act enforcement 'long overdue' - Times News Express timesnewsexpress.com U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said that the federal government has made \"extraordinary progress\" over the past year when it comes to advancing health technology. \u00a0\nBecerra pointed to the launch of TEFCA, enforcement of Cures Act provisions and the launch of Helios FHIR Accelerator as just a few examples. \u00a0\nAt the same time, he said at the Office of the National Coordinator for ...
4/14/2022 HHS Secretary: Cures Act enforcement ‘long overdue’ negotiamini.com Healthcare HHS Secretary: Cures Act enforcement ‘long overdue’ By Curation Bot Last updated Apr 14, 2022 0 Share Global Edition Compliance & Legal Xavier Becerra said at the ONC annual meeting this week that establishing consequences for providers found to engage in information blocking is a “top HHS priority.” HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra at the ONC Annual Meeting U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said ...