I am wondering about the possibility of requiring state prisons systems to implement EHRs that would be interoperable enough so that when offenders are released back into the community their health information would be accessible by their community physician(s). I know that there are many variables such as SES, family support systems, etc., that might...
Answer Question | December 15, 2018 2:03 pm
ehr, EHR systems, Hardware and software, Health information exchange, health IT, Interoperability and health information exchange
How will the industry address the concerns relating to Health Information Exchange and the potential data mismatches that exist inside EHR’s? As sited and referenced in a recent article (Oct. 2012), published by Healthcare Info Security, “a study found 8 percent to 14 percent of EHRs might have potentially dangerous patient data mismatches, such as...
Answer Question | December 11, 2018 4:03 pm
Health information exchange, HIEs, HIHs, RHIOs, single patient key, unique identifier
What will be accomplished for meaningful use stage 2 for an organization if they are connected to a State RHIO in terms of data exchange? There is a lot of discrete data that is submitted to the RHIO (including a ccd), so what would be accomplished for stage 2 and what work would be eliminated...
Answer Question | December 17, 2018 1:06 pm
Health information exchange, Meaningful use Stage2
The EHR incentive program requires that EPs and hospitals demonstrate the capability to submit electronic data to immunization registries and public health agencies. Is there a list of public health agencies and immunization registries where this data should be sent?
Answer Question | March 14, 2012 6:30 pm
EHR Incentive, Health information exchange, Meaningful use
Is the NHIN standard going to figure into information exchange, especially in ACOs? It looks like nation-wide HIE is a long way off, maybe even a decade. How much time should be spent on NHIN readiness now?
Answer Question | December 17, 2018 2:39 pm
Health information exchange, HIE, NHIN, standards
· What do you think about the ACO final rules and regulations? What do you think needs to happen for the ACO model to have a shot at success? What would need to happen on the front of patient engagement and accountability?
Answer Question | December 17, 2018 12:54 pm
Accountable Care Organizations, ACOs, Health information exchange, HIE, patient engagement
What services are HIEs providing aside from facilitating the exchange of electronic health info/EHRs? For example, secure e-messaging (Direct Project), etc.? Are there data mining capabilities?
Answer Question | December 17, 2018 6:25 pm
Data exchange, Data mining, EHR Integration, Health information exchange, HIE
do RECs work with (or compete against?) health care vendors who already offer a “community” system (community system = data sharing amongst their own products, i.e., ambulatory, homecare and hospital)?
Answer Question | October 24, 2011 5:56 pm
Health information exchange, HIE, REC, Regional Extension Centers, Vendor collaboration