The National Association for Trusted Exchange (NATE) is handing off administration of its Provider-to-Provider Trust Bundle to the California Association of Health Information Exchanges (CAHIE) so that it can focus on exchange with consumers.
Emergency medical service providers have made progress to convert to electronic reporting in the field, but sharing of data with hospitals has so far been limited. Now efforts are under way to improve interoperability.
At AcademyHealth’s Concordium 2015 meeting Sept 22 in Washington, D.C., three physicians leading accountable care organization (ACO) efforts at academic medical centers described the challenges they face.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-sponsored Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) project will highlight the challenges and opportunities in sharing data across sectors ranging from public health to government to social service agencies.
Several years ago, when the Office of the National Coordinator put its weight behind the Direct protocol as a way for providers to exchange information, some people working in the health information exchange space were concerned that it was a short-term...
Although health information exchanges struggle with getting providers to add cumbersome query capabilities into their workflow, many are finding success by providing a suite of other services that become invaluable to hospitals, physician practices and...
With accountable care organizations eager to gather data about their patients from across regions, health information exchanges find themselves becoming more popular and offering up analytics services as well.
A recent blog by Julia Adler-Milstein in Health Affairs online serves as reminder of the clash of incentives in U.S. healthcare right now over how, or indeed even whether, to share data and information for the common good