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eHI News & Updates

  • eHI In the News: ONC not going at interoperability alone - August 12, 2014:  "Interoperbility is the perfect example of where we're not going to only do this federally, and we have got to partner with the private sector," National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo said at the eHealth Initiative's 2020 Roadmap Executive Summit. Her comments came after a day-long meeting Thursday where eHealth Initiative [eHI] members, dozens of providers, payers, employers, EHR vendors and other health IT thought leaders gathered to stamp out details of the initiative's forthcoming 2020 Roadmap, a vision to advance health IT use in a post-meaningful use era. Accountable care organizations have not made substantial progress in health IT adoption over the past year, according to a preliminary data released by the eHealth Initiative, Health Data Management reports. Read more...
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  • Health insurers to create medical record database - August 6, 2014: The medical records of millions of Californians could soon be literally at the fingertips of doctors and hospitals statewide with the advent of a centralized computer database to be funded by two of the state’s largest health insurance companies. Read more...

  • Two Insurers to Pool Medical Records in California - August 5, 2014
    Two major California insurers are teaming up to create what will be one of the nation's largest health-information exchanges, making the medical records of about nine million plan members available to participating doctors and hospitals. Read more...

  • Insurers Launch Huge Health-Records Info Exchange - August 5, 2014
    Two California insurers announced Tuesday that they are partnering for an ambitious project to establish one of the nation's largest health information exchanges, an effort they hope will reduce duplication and improve patient outcomes.Read more...



  • DeSalvo: "Technology is Like Magic" - May 23, 2014
    In her keynote speech for the 2014 National Forum on Data & Analytics in Healthcare, Dr. Karen DeSalvo discussed the critical role of health IT to make real on the reporting of better care at lower cost and better health for everyone. Read more ...


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