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Cloud services have rapidly changed the nature of data management across industries. In healthcare, organizations are increasingly deploying cloud-based solutions to capture, store, and analyze clinical data. Although implementation of the cloud entails new ways of thinking about governance, technical integration, and security, cloud technologies can contribute to significant improvements in operational flexibility while reducing costs.
The ability to collect and exchange health data is meaningless unless it is appropriately accessed and analyzed to inform clinical decisions about an individual’s condition and possible interventions. Data stored in disease registries and repositories create opportunities for us to develop a more refined healthcare consumer matching process, analyze and predict trends, and even make predictive assumptions about an individual and population. As the world of health IT matures, so do the possibilities to make informed care decisions, deliver quality care, improve patient outcomes, and...
This workgroup will continue to discuss real world challenges to interoperability and solutions to those challenges. We will focus on the following topics: *Hierarchy of consent management *Approaches to 42CFR Part 2 *Approaches to minors *Advance Directives *Managing patient preferences *Multiple consents for a single individual *Cross jurisdiction *Cross HIE
Our first Business & Clinical Motivators Workgroup of 2016 will include speakers Sam Ho, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President of United Healthcare and John Glaser, PhD, Senior Vice President of Cerner. The presentation and discussion will cover trends in business and clinical motivators and the latest drivers for change in health information technology. We will also discuss the goals and objectives of the workgroup to set the stage for the coming year. Both Sam and John are eager to hear your ideas and discuss the exciting work to be accomplished in 2016.
On the agenda for this month’s call is outreach to additional organizations along with next steps for requesting examples for inclusion in the Interactive Interoperability Resource Center.
LabCorp is embarking on a new consumer initiative that will offer direct access to lab testing in a thoughtful and compliant manner. Tom Kaminski, Vice President, Corporate Strategy, will discuss LabCorp's efforts and strategies to this truly disrupting and patient-empowering effort and share how one of the country's leading laboratory testing companies is approaching real world interoperability.
The March Interoperability Workgroup will include a presentation from Jody Denson, Project Manager with the Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN). Jody's presentation is entitled, 'Barriers to HIE for Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Patients."
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Register today for Health Datapalooza (May 8-11 in Washington, DC), the gathering place for people and organizations creating knowledge from data and pioneering innovations that drive health policy and practice, and generate market value. This conference, hosted by AcademyHealth, brings us even closer to the reality of using data, analytics, and technology to re-define how we deliver and pay for health care. Come learn how data sharing, use, and transparency fuels innovative applications and business models that are building momentum towards a...
Tiffanie Hickman from the Kansas Health Information Network, and Laura Young from the Behavioral Health Information Network of Arizona will be presenting examples of consent practices for break the glass, patient education, opt-out, opt-in, and 42 CFR Part 2. The Work Group will identify additional consent challenges where examples of practices would be valuable and identify organizations that might be able to provide these types of examples. We will discuss agenda topics for upcoming calls.
Featuring Sarah P. Farrell, PhD, RN, Health Market Executive from Apple Education. Learn about Apple's recent launch of CareKit, a new open source software platform focusing on patient care.
The anticipated CMS regulation outlines fundamental changes and signals a major shift in the healthcare landscape. This proposed regulation is entitled “Medicare Program; Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models.” This educational webinar was supported by UnitedHealthcare. A copy of the document can be found at: http://bit.ly/1VCRVQn.
Population health management encompasses a range of activities aimed at improving outcomes and reducing costs for different groups of patients. To better understand how organizations are approaching population health management, eHealth Initiative surveyed provider organizations in 2016. The survey questions addressed how health information technology supports patient engagement, analytics, and care management. Join eHealth Initiative and Medicity for a webinar presentation of the results and a panel discussion about the findings. Click...
New models of medicine are driving transformation in healthcare. Value-based models and consumer expectations are changing the way we manage the health of a population. Payers are rethinking how to build strong relationships with in-network providers, and how to meet consumer expectations.