With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the Foundation for eHealth Initiative (eHI) and the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) are collaborating on Building a Consumer Privacy Framework for Health Data, designed to address the current gaps in legal protections for health data outside HIPAA’s coverage. Experts and leaders representing healthcare, technology, academia and consumers are collaborating on the project and exploring preferred pathways to increase protection of non-HIPAA-covered data. The full Steering Committee met in Washington...
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to surge, physicians and other healthcare providers are moving towards telehealth and remote patient monitoring to reduce in person contact and to stop the spread of the virus. To support physicians and other healthcare providers, CMS has also eased restrictions on telehealth reimbursements.
Join us for a panel discussion with Emily Yoder, an analyst with CMS and Phil Boucher, MD, a practicing pediatrician in Nebraska, regarding the use of telehealth to drive growth in his practice and how CMS reimbursement changes might affect those strategies in...
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HIEs play a critical role in facilitating care coordination and real-time data exchange, making them pivotal during a public health crisis. Learn how three leading HIEs are confronting various data challenges head on, including aggregation, patient identification, and interoperability for accurate reporting and tracking of COVID-19 in their communities. Our panelists will also share their emergency response efforts, lessons learned, best practices and existing/foreseeable challenges in...
Please join us to hear how privacy policies and regulations have changed in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Julie Barnes, of Maverick Health Policy, will speak with eHI Vice President Alice Leiter about the many ways federal health agencies are navigating patient data privacy in light of the coronavirus crisis, including adjustments related to data sharing for public health purposes and the relaxation of telehealth enforcement.
Julie Barnes, JD
Founder & Principal...
Mark your calendars for the next discussion in our virtual lunch series - Federal Government, COVID-19, Health IT: What’s Happened & What’s Next? - on April 8th from 12 - 1 PM EDT.
eHI Assistant VP, Policy Catherine Pugh will join eHI CEO Jennifer Covich Bordenick to provide an update on recent federal policy changes related to health IT, digital health, and COVID-19.
In the wake of the current situation with COVID-19, physicians and other healthcare providers are rapidly adopting workflows for telehealth to triage incoming patients to determine and evaluate risk, reduce non-emergent office visits, remotely monitor patients and more.
Join us for a panel discussion on implementing telehealth workflows to meet the need for quick change and continuity of care. Presenters include a CTO for a county health system, a physician, and a provider of telehealth technology.
CIO, CT Orthopaedic...
As we all adjust to teleworking during the COVID-19 pandemic, eHI is working to bring members more virtual learning opportunities.
You’ve probably noticed that we’ve scheduled more webinars – and now we’re launching a series of short, virtual conversations with health IT leaders.
Join eHI CEO Jennifer Covich Bordenick TODAY for a conversation with Rachel Nelson, Branch Chief, Policy Analysis and Implementation, Regulatory Affairs Division at ONC as we launch this virtual series. Jennifer will be discussing the ONC...
A free virtual forum directed to lawyers, health and hospital systems, physicians, telehealth providers, payers, nonprofits, professional and trade associations, medical school, and investors, will address:
- Current federal and state laws (Illinois and others) responding to COVID-19
- Clinical on the ground case studies
- Private payer and Medicaid responses
The virtual forum will take place on April 1st from noon to 2:45 pm CDT.
Americans have been encouraged to limit visits to doctors and hospitals in order to ease the burden on medical staff and reduce the risk of exposure to others.
Please join our discussion to hear how a hospital in Israel and a 5-hospital health system have deployed a remote monitoring system to manage patients at home and also coordinate with public health officials.
Founder, mHealth Israel
The US health system is at the brink of operating at above capacity and healthcare organizations need clarity on how to address COVID-19 risk within their population and their community more broadly. AI has the ability to deliver intelligence that can assist national response to COVID-19 by : giving insights into which hospitals will have similar experiences and impacts; identifying expected relative risk across geographies; surface high-risk patient populations; and provide clinicians with point-of-care clinical decision support.
Please join us while we discuss some important...
Join experts from industry and the administration to learn more on specific provisions of the final regulations, as well as the potential impacts on patients, providers, technology developers, and payers.
eHealth Initiative, SHIEC, and InterSystems are hosting a VIP Cocktail Networking Reception at the 2020 HIMSS Conference on Tuesday March, 10, 2020 from 5:30 -7:30 pm. Join us at the Orange County Convention Center - EF Overlook...
What challenges could you address if you were not limited by resources and computing power? What if you could also give users the ability to manipulate big data – at scale – to create artificial intelligence models? It’s time to put your data to work to support improved care and outcomes using data science and predictive analytics. Join this webinar to hear about solutions to reduce readmissions and improve patient satisfaction.
- Cole Erdmann
Director, Clinical Intelligence, Cerner Corporation
In this Webinar we will discuss the survey results and some of of the key findings from our recent report in partnership with Nextgate. This survey report helps us better define current patient matching actions, adoption barriers, and the growing need for government support.
Correctly linking patient data across EHR systems remains a significant challenge for health systems, hospitals, offices, and any facility where patients receive care. Health Information Exchanges (HIE) also face challenges with patient matching. Duplicate or mismatched records result in privacy and safety risks...
We’re kidding -- there are no dummies here! But HIPAA is complicated, and not well-understood. Learn about the basics of our primary federal health privacy law – including who is covered, what data is covered, and how the law and its regulations work in practice.
Alice B. Leiter:
Vice President and Senior Counsel, eHealth Initiative
Alice is a health regulatory lawyer with a specialty in health ...
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Community initiatives utilizing social determinants of health (SDOH) are growing at an advanced rate and with that comes more support from both state and federal agencies. Please join eHealth Initiative and WEDI on February 4, 2020 in Washington, D.C. for a day of learning and networking as we hear from government officials...
Whether you’re a payer, provider or government entity, social determinants are a critical component of healthcare and pharmaceuticals in the twenty-first century. Social determinants of health—or the social, economic and environmental factors of where we live and work such as social isolation, economic inequality, pollution and food deserts—are preventing too many people across the globe from living healthy lives.
In this webcast a panel of health experts will examine insights from PwC’s recent report: Action required: The urgency of addressing...
Please join us for the next Task Force on Non-Traditional forms of data when we discuss the value, challenges, and best practices to access, share, analyze, and use imaging to improve care and reduce costs. As we have with other Task Force meetings we will provide an overview of innovative ways in which imaging can make a significant, long-lasting impact to help frame the discussion, followed by a review of best practices and key initiatives by CRISP, the State HIE of Maryland, and the American College of Radiology.
Topics will include image exchange to provide access to images to...