EHR Data Sharing

ACTION-EHR: Patient-Centric Blockchain-Based Electronic Health Record Data Management for Cancer Care | 8/21/2020

… to transfer his clinical data from one hospital to another, he is typically required to sign paper-based consent that specifies what type of data will be shared and the information about the recipient. EHR data sharing is mostly still a tedious manual process through fax or mail and often takes days or even months for the records to become available. This is mainly due to a lack of systematic …

10 recent vendor contracts, go-lives | Becker’s Hospital Review | 2/1/2020

… grade wearable body sensor. 7. Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital deployed a new Cerner EHR across its Manistique, Mich.-based network. 8. Van Nuys, Calif.-based Valley Presbyterian Hospital implemented CommonWell Health Alliance and Carequality ‘s EHR data sharing program. 9. New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health and InterSystems launched an application that allows caregivers to track a premature baby’s growth and development without disrupting EHR workflows. 10. Chicago-based CommonSpirit …

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California hospital taps CommonWell, Carequality for EHR data sharing | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/28/2020

Van Nuys, Calif.-based Valley Presbyterian Hospital implemented CommonWell Health Alliance and Carequality’s EHR data sharing program, according to a Jan. 28 news release. VPH is one of the first Meditech EHR sites to go live on the program. Nonprofit trade association CommonWell and Carequality, an interoperability framework designed by the Sequoia Project, launched the program in December 2018. The program is a data linkage system that allows health systems …

Northwell develops app to track pediatric patients’ growth | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/28/2020

… that allows caregivers to track a premature baby’s growth and development without disrupting EHR workflows, according to a Jan. 28 news release. Northwell created the app using Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, a standard for EHR data sharing. The app was built on InterSystems’ health software platform and is based on Boston Children’s Hospital FHIR app. Using the app, clinicians can monitor key health indicators such as weight and height over …

Bayhealth deploys Apple’s Health Records app: 4 notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/3/2019

… Health Records compiles patients’ health information, including lab results, medications and procedures, into a single app on iPhone. 2. Apple built Health Records based on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, which is a standard for EHR data sharing. 3. Before deploying the app, Bayhealth patients’ medical records were stored in multiple locations, and patients had to log into each care provider’s website to view their respective health data. “By supporting the …

VA Looking Forward to Automatic Opt-Out HIE in Early 2020 | EHR Intelligence | 11/25/2019

… provider, so they can provide you with the best care possible. Our nation’s Veterans deserve nothing less.” The VA announced in October that the organization will no longer require veterans’ hand-written authorization for EHR data sharing between the VA and participating community care providers. “The MISSION Act gives Veterans greater access to care, whether at VA facilities or in the community,” in October. “We are providing seamless access to …

Franciscan Health joins Apple Health Records | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/1/2019

… Apple’s Health Records feature, which streamlines patients’ health information, including lab results, medications and procedures, into a single application. Apple built its Health Records app based on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, a standard for EHR data sharing. “Franciscan has integrated with the Apple Health Records app on the iPhone to offer patients the next generation of accessibility to their key data in the medical record,” said Jonathan Roskam, MD, chief …

NY Health System Extends Partnership with EHR Vendor Allscripts | EHR Intelligence | 10/21/2019

… Running successfully on one instance of the EHR proves especially beneficial for ensuring our thousands of clinicians can easily access consistent and comprehensive patient clinical information.” Dig Deeper Allscripts, Microsoft Team Up to Streamline EHR Data Sharing Northwell previously extended its Allscripts TouchWorks EHR agreement in 2018. “Allscripts partnership with our largest client, Northwell Health, has been a great success for the past 15 years. We are honored to continue …

HIE News Round Up: VA Enables EHR Data Sharing; Patient Portal Success; DHIN News; and Physician Burnout Top Health Tech Hazard | 10/14/2019

… you with a summary of all the actionable news that hospitals, HIT vendors, ACOs, and population health providers need to be smart and effective when it comes to health information exchange. VA Enables Secured EHR Data Sharing With Community Care Providers Starting January 2020, the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) will no longer require veterans’ hand-written authorization for EHR data sharing between the VA and participating community care …

VA Enables Secured EHR Data Sharing With Community Care Providers | EHR Intelligence | 10/4/2019

The Veterans Health Information Exchange will help share EHR data for veterans accessing community care in 2020. By October 04, 2019 - Starting January 2020, the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) will no longer require veterans’ hand-written authorization for EHR data sharing between the VA and participating community care providers, the agency said in a public statement. Using the Veterans Health Information Exchange, the agency will be able to …

VA implements opt-out protocol for EHR data sharing | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/2/2019

As the Department of Veteran Affairs goes through its EHR transition, the department plans to share patients’ records with its network of physicians when patients seek care outside of the VA, according to Connecting Vets Radio . If a patient does not want his or her records shared, they must opt out. The opt-out processing includes filling out and submitting a form. Previously, veterans had to provide a written statement …

OSU medical center, local fire departments pilot EHR data sharing exchange | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/19/2019

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is partnering with nearby fire and emergency medical services departments to upload patients’ health information directly to the hospital’s EHR system, Columbus Dispatch reports. The Columbus (Ohio) Division of Fire and Grandview Heights (Ohio) Fire Department are working with Ohio State University’s main hospital and University Hospital East, both in Columbus, on the data sharing system. When one of the EMS agencies completes …

Allscripts, Microsoft Team Up to Streamline EHR Data Sharing | EHR Intelligence | 7/10/2019

Use & Optimization News Allscripts, Microsoft Team Up to Streamline EHR Data Sharing Microsoft HealthVault users can now use Allscripts patient portal platform FollowMyHealth to transfer EHR data to family and home care teams. Source: Thinkstock By Kate Monica July 10, 2019 - Allscripts and Microsoft recently announced a collaboration intended to enable interoperability between different technology platforms and streamline EHR data sharing for Microsoft HealthVault users. Current members of Microsoft HealthVault …

FDA to Eliminate Health Disparities in Clinical Trials, Research | HealthIT Analytics | 5/22/2019

… in areas of disease and treatment. The agency has made considerable strides in improving health equity for patients with sickle cell disease, a genetic disorder that affects the body’s red blood cells. READ MORE: EHR Data Sharing Identifies Hypertension Care Disparities “Sickle cell disease, also a public health priority for HHS, is most common among African Americans. But other racial and ethnic groups also are affected, including Latinos and people …

Physician viewpoint: America can learn from EHR interoperability in Singapore | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/22/2019

… made that did not constitute EMS. Ambulance services in the country are free. Dr. Carroll, a pediatrics professor at Indianapolis-based Indiana University School of Medicine, said Singapore’s regulations, along with the country’s open EHR data sharing method, allows for a more streamlined healthcare delivery approach. “The [EHRs] are all connected, and data are shared between them,” Dr. Marcus Ong, Singapore’s EMS director, told the New York Times . “When patients …

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Northwell develops app to track pediatric patients’ growth | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/28/2020

Northwell develops app to track pediatric patients’ growth Jackie Drees - New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health launched an application that allows caregivers to track a premature baby’s growth and development without disrupting EHR workflows, according to a Jan. 28 news release. Northwell created the app using Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, a standard for EHR data sharing. The app was built on InterSystems’ health software platform and is based on …

Bayhealth deploys Apple’s Health Records app: 4 notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/3/2019

Jackie Drees - Dover, Del.-based Bayhealth is now offering Apple’s Health Records application to patients to streamline access to their available medical data, according to a Dec. 3 news release. Four notes: 1. Health Records compiles patients’ health information, including lab results, medications and procedures, into a single app on iPhone. 2. Apple built Health Records based on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, which is a standard for EHR data sharing …