Patient Data Exchange

Achieving Greater Supply Chain Transparency Through Digital Transformation | 10/12/2020

… the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) and Department of Defense’s (DoD) new EHR systems, according to documents originally obtained by FCW. FEHRM took over for the Interagency Program Office in 2019, which previously managed patient data exchange and the DoD and VA’s EHR systems, is now in charge of VA and DoD’s new Cerner Millennium EHR systems, which are both set to launch within the next few weeks. “DOD and …

Health System Integrates NY HIE Platform, Boosts Interoperability | EHR Intelligence | 9/17/2020

… replace it with HealtheConnections’ HIE portal by the end of the month. HealtheConnections provides patient data on a single, streamlined workflow that outlines a patient’s entire health history. The HIE is Hudson Valley’s accredited patient data exchange provider, which will boost the Nuvance’s interoperability. Through the HIE, Nuvance can exchange patient data and access, leading to increased efficiency and financial savings for both patients and the health system, it anticipates …

Identifying Data Standards for Home Healthcare Data Exchange | EHR Intelligence | 9/14/2020

Nurses at home healthcare facilities are often missing copious amounts of patient data. 14, 2020 - Home healthcare facilities should implement and further develop Continuity of Care Document (CCD) standard codes to enhance patient data exchange , according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA). The CCD standard, a current yet underutilized data standard, successfully transferred much-needed admission documents for nurses at three diverse …

Coast Guard Launches MHS GENESIS EHR System at 4 Pilot Locations | EHR Intelligence | 9/3/2020

… Segment C will eventually modernize the Coast Guard’s afloat sickbays. There is no current implementation timetable set for Segment C. According to the Coast Guard, the EHR implementation will increase interoperability and allow for patient data exchange between the agency and the DoD, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and connected commercial care providers. The new system will increase efficiencies, improve patient experience and safety, enable the application of standardized workflows …

COVID-19 Triggers ePrescribing, Direct Messaging Increase | EHR Intelligence | 9/2/2020

… Source: Thinkstock Photos By September 02, 2020 - Throughout the spread of COVID-19, healthcare providers have increased their use of ePrescribing, direct messaging, and prescription price transparency tools to streamline patient care and boost patient data exchange , according to a recent Surescripts report. During March, outpatient visits dropped roughly 60 percent, which boosted telehealth visits up to 46 percent across health facilities. Due to a decrease in ambulatory care visits …

OIG Finds Number of Issues with VA Health Information Exchanges – EHR Intelligence | 8/29/2020

… enhance patient care. Not only does the Veterans Health Information Exchange (VHIE) program use the VA Exchange and VA Direct, which is directly connected to DirectTrust, but it also has community partnerships to promote patient data exchange and accessibility. OIG interviewed and surveyed faculty at the 48 Level 2 and 3 Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities. The group also interviewed the VHIE Program Office, while meeting with the Office of …

Older Population Often Overlooked During EHR Optimization | EHR Intelligence | 8/13/2020

… mobility and mentation.” However, study authors noted a potential lack of clinician awareness of how to integrate the specific needs of aging adults. To measure these EHR functions, primarily focused on the 4Ms and patient data exchange , researchers developed a 30-question national hospital survey for health IT professionals from roughly 500 acute care hospitals. These survey questions reported on three regulatory EHR subjects: EHR implementation, human capital, and organizational …

Google Alert - exchange | 8/11/2020

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OIG Finds Number of Issues with VA Health Information Exchanges | EHR Intelligence | 8/11/2020

… enhance patient care. Not only does the Veterans Health Information Exchange (VHIE) program use the VA Exchange and VA Direct, which is directly connected to DirectTrust, but it also has community partnerships to promote patient data exchange and accessibility. Dig Deeper VA Implements Platform to Increase EHR Interoperability for Veterans OIG interviewed and surveyed faculty at the 48 Level 2 and 3 Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities. The group also …

VA to Resume EHR Modernization Deployment in October Amid Concerns | EHR Intelligence | 8/10/2020

… need to be implemented to enhance patient safety before the next launch date. According to POLITICO , VA leaders have acknowledged the issues. However, the agency must also contend with additional issues related to interoperability, patient data exchange , and patient data migration from the old VistA system to the new system. While one source said the system’s migration effectiveness was a question mark, the VA said it migrated the data over …

Nevada HIE Partners with Health Org to Boost Data Surveillance | EHR Intelligence | 8/4/2020

… physician offices, diagnostic services, and other providers in Nevada. While HealtHIE has gained more connections to health systems and public health organizations throughout the time of COVID-19, the HIE’s goal is to increase patient data exchange and interoperability across the state. HealtHIE Nevada initially saw a 36 percent increase in participation when COVID-19 swept through the state in early March and has since grown an additional 14 percent …

Surescripts Earns #1 Patient Data Exchange and Interoperability Solutions Rating, Black Book Client Experience Survey | EHR Intelligence | 8/3/2020

Black Book Research announced the top comprehensive technology solutions for interoperability and patient data sharing platforms in the annual crowdsourced poll of client experience. The Black Book’s interoperability system user survey investigated 45 health care data integration and connectivity vendors utilized by 1,309 validated system users for rankings and an additional 1,210 respondents in pre-use, implementation, system decision making or purchased but not yet fully installed or optimized status …

Health Information Exchange Sees Participation Surge Amid COVID-19 | EHR Intelligence | 7/28/2020

Integration & Interoperability News Health Information Exchange Sees Participation Surge Amid COVID-19 Nevada’s statewide health information exchange has added 50 percent more patients to its database, increasing patient data exchange during a much-needed time. Source: Getty Images By July 28, 2020 - Ready access to patient data has been a common roadblock for providers and this issue has been especially apparent during COVID-19. To lessen this burden, HealtHIE Nevada …

How a Rural Hospital Leveraged Health IT to Combat COVID-19 | EHR Intelligence | 6/18/2020

… small, non-profit hospital, located in a rural town of roughly 15,000 people, was confronted with the most COVID-19 cases per capita in Missouri. But while most rural hospitals face health IT and patient data exchange challenges, Fitzgibbon Hospital dropped its barriers and was able to test upwards of 30 to 50 individuals per day from across the “Show-Me State.” Only 62 percent of small and rural hospitals …

Enhancing Disease Reporting Through Health Information Exchange | EHR Intelligence | 6/16/2020

… authors. “However, passive approaches can be burdensome for reporters, resulting in incomplete and delayed reports, which can hinder assessment of disease in the community and potentially delay recognition of patterns and outbreaks.” Dig Deeper Patient Data Exchange Barriers Impact COVID-19 Reporting The authors EHR adoption and HIEs as ways to enhance an information infrastructure that public health authorities can use to improve surveillance. As noted, public health departments typically …

How a Statewide Health Information Exchange Inked Its First Client | EHR Intelligence | 6/10/2020

Integration & Interoperability News How a Statewide Health Information Exchange Inked Its First Client Connecticut’s health information exchange is in the process of implementing a network-of-networks concept, which bridges smaller practices with larger health systems to enhance patient data exchange . It took nearly two decades, multiple attempts, and millions of dollars, but Connecticut’s health information exchange has finally taken the leap by signing its first trusted partner, Connecticut State …

Health Experts Make Health Information Exchange for Poison Control | EHR Intelligence | 6/3/2020

… delivery system. Prior to 2017, the PCC’s software was not compliant with HIE standards due to a lack of informatics tools and HIE integration processes, explained the authors. Because of this, there was no patient data exchange between Utah PCC and external health organizations. For the PCC use case, researchers examined and adapted the HL7 Consolidated Clinical Document Architecture (C-CDA) consultation note. They then used rapid prototyping to develop …

Health Information Exchange Dashboard Tracks COVID-19 Next Steps - EHRIntelligence.com | EHR Intelligence | 6/3/2020

… resource allocation.” While coronavirus has been a terrible, mysterious virus, it has forced health IT experts and government agencies to team up and enhance interoperability to help mitigate the spread. READ MORE: How Interoperability, Patient Data Exchange Can Mitigate COVID-19 “I tell people that coronavirus exposes the cracks in the system,” he continued. “But coronavirus is also showing me that people are willing to collaborate to advance interoperability to …

Nevada HIE Sees 36 Percent Increase in Patient Data Exchange | EHR Intelligence | 5/29/2020

Integration & Interoperability News Nevada HIE Sees 36 Percent Increase in Patient Data Exchange HealtHIE, Nevada’s state-wide health information exchange, offered free, real-time access to its patient data portal during the coronavirus to enhance patient data exchange. Source: Getty Images By May 29, 2020 - Nevada’s state-wide health information exchange (HIE), HealtHIE Nevada, has experienced a 36 percent increase in patient data exchange since the start of the coronavirus …

Patient Data Exchange Barriers Impact COVID-19 Reporting | EHR Intelligence | 5/28/2020

… agencies are unable to effectively receive patient data, which impacts the way COVID-19 is reported and treated, according to a study published in the Journal of Informatics in Health and Biomedicine . Interoperability and patient data exchange is crucial to minimizing the spread of the coronavirus. Researchers need to know how many individuals tested positive for coronavirus, demographic data from those individuals, the number of individuals who are seen at …

How the Coronavirus Could Push Health IT to EHR Interoperability | EHR Intelligence | 4/2/2020

… resources. Instead, they could use EHR intercompatibility to leverage the platform ecosystem, such as Cerner recently connected Uber’s non-emergency medical transportation service.” If EHRs were interoperable, then providers would not be running into patient data exchange issues, especially now that the providers are under extreme duress during the pandemic. The writers expressed the need for the third-party platforms that could relieve stress for providers at this time. However …

HIE to Expand Patient Data Exchange Through Direct Secure Messaging | EHR Intelligence | 3/27/2020

North Dakota Health Information Network is attempting to improve communication through the state by offering direct secure messaging. By March 27, 2020 - Communication between providers is crucial when it comes to the patient data exchange, which is why the North Dakota Health Information Network (NDHIN) is working to enhance the provider-to-provider communication in North Dakota by way of direct secure messaging. Direct secure messaging , which was launched in …

Former ONC head joins Alphabet’s Verily as health platforms exec & 14 other health IT notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/9/2020

… Services for their cloud computing needs. 5. Executives at Facebook , Apple and other technology companies are standing behind their privacy practices, saying that there is a greater need for public education. 6. CareMESH , a patient data exchange platform, welcomed Ed Marx, former CIO at Cleveland Clinic, to its board of advisors. 7. Vindell Washington, MD, has joined Verily as chief clinical officer of the Google sister company’s health platforms team …

Former Cleveland Clinic CIO Ed Marx joins CareMESH board | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/8/2020

Former Cleveland Clinic CIO Ed Marx joins CareMESH board Jackie Drees - Print Email CareMESH, a patient data exchange platform, welcomed Ed Marx, former CIO at Cleveland Clinic, to its board of advisors, according to a Jan. 8 news release. Mr. Marx served as CIO at Cleveland Clinic from September 2017 through October 2019, according to his LinkedIn profile. Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic, Mr. Marx was senior vice president and …

WellSky delivers new interoperability framework | McKnight’s Long Term Care News | 11/19/2019

Print WellSky , a global post-acute and community care technology company, has launched WellSky IO, an interoperability framework that supports local, regional and national patient data exchange s. WellSky IO powers WellSky’s enterprise solutions for advanced analytics, tracking of social determinants of health, and longitudinal care coordination in an integrated, patient-centered ecosystem. Its goal is to help providers deliver smarter care and improve patient outcomes. “We understand that interoperability needs …

COVID-19

COVID-19 Triggers ePrescribing, Direct Messaging Increase | EHR Intelligence | 9/2/2020

COVID-19 Triggers ePrescribing, Direct Messaging Increase Surescripts’ ePrescribing platform hit the 1 million prescriber mark during the spread of COVID-19. Source: Thinkstock Photos By September 02, 2020 - Throughout the spread of COVID-19, healthcare providers have increased their use of ePrescribing, direct messaging, and prescription price transparency tools to streamline patient care and boost patient data exchange, according to a recent Surescripts report. During March, outpatient visits dropped …

Nevada HIE Partners with Health Org to Boost Data Surveillance | EHR Intelligence | 8/4/2020

… Boost Data Surveillance Nevada’s statewide HIE sent inpatient alerts to the Southern Nevada Health District to enhance data surveillance during COVID-19. Source: Getty Images By August 04, 2020 - HealtHIE Nevada, Nevada’s statewide health information … time of COVID-19, the HIE’s goal is to increase patient data exchange and interoperability across the state. HealtHIE Nevada initially saw a 36 percent increase in participation when COVID-19 swept through the state …

WellSky

WellSky delivers new interoperability framework | 11/19/2019

Print WellSky , a global post-acute and community care technology company, has launched WellSky IO, an interoperability framework that supports local, regional and national patient data exchanges. WellSky IO powers WellSky’s enterprise solutions for advanced analytics, tracking of social determinants of health, and longitudinal care coordination in an integrated, patient-centered ecosystem. Its goal is to help providers deliver smarter care and improve patient outcomes. “We understand that interoperability needs …

WellSky Delivers New Framework for Interoperability to Eliminate Fragmentation in Post-Acute and Community Care | 11/13/2019

Blog This WellSky , a global post-acute and community care technology company, today announced its latest innovative approach to interoperability called WellSky IO. WellSky IO is a framework for interoperability that will provide clients with connections to local, regional, and national patient data exchanges, so providers can deliver even smarter care and improve patient outcomes. WellSky IO is the interoperability infrastructure that powers WellSky’s enterprise solutions for advanced analytics, tracking …