Organizations worldwide see blockchain as a significant force for their business and industry, and are well on their way to developing a strategy, with an eye on reducing operating costs, automating key business processes and enhancing trust and transparency, Cognizants latest study reveals.Read more
eHealth Initiative Foundation Releases Final Report on The Role of Technology in Value-Based Care & Patient Engagement
Washington, D.C. – March 21 – eHealth Initiative released their final report, The Role of Technology in Value-Based Care & Patient Engagement, which gained insight, from an industry perspective, on the impact of healthcare reimbursement policies on technology and revenue cycle. Twelve executives, primarily from provider organizations and health information networks (HINs), were interviewed for this research project. Analytics were a prominent theme and interviewees felt strongly about the value of data in improving patient outcomes. Highlights from the report include:
- Consolidation among providers is having a significant impact. ...Read more
eHealth Initiative Foundation Releases Final Report on Interoperability and Population Health Management Trends in the Healthcare Industry
Washington, D.C. – March 19 - eHealth Initiative released their final report, Pulse on the Industry: Interoperability and Population Health Management, which assessed the healthcare industry’s progress in the collection, exchange, and use of patient data to improve care and clinical outcomes using population health management tools.
Through in-depth interviews with executives at the Alaska eHealth Network, CORHIO, HASA Health Information Organization, HCA Healthcare, Intermountain Healthcare, Kansas Health Information Network, the Mayo Clinic, Ochsner Health System, and Rochester RHIO, eHealth Initiative learned that the collection and exchange of patient...Read more
eHealth Technologies, the leading provider of image-enabled Health Information Exchange (HIE) solutions, and Baystate Health, a not-for-profit integrated healthcare system shave announced a groundbreaking expansion of their eHealth Connect® Image Exchange medical image sharing services.Patients now have ready access to their diagnostic images and reports through myBaystateHealth, the personal health record operated by Baystate Health; and will be able to forward them to physicians and care providers of their choosing for consultations, 2nd opinions and follow-up care.Read more