ONC has identified two specific methods for measuring the achievement of “widespread interoperability” as required in MACRA.
Although it has thus far only passed a committee vote, the “Improving Health Information Technology Act” may be a sign of things to come.
AHIMA is one of several health IT industry groups announcing its support for a new US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) initiative to improve the flow of health information between consumers and providers.
Keep up with the latest on information governance as this key strategy emerges for addressing a myriad of information management challenges in healthcare.
Obtaining access to one’s written or electronic medical records in a timely manner is one of the guarantees listed in AHIMA’s “Consumer Health Information Bill of Rights.” Yet, for one consumer, Amanda Michelle Jones, MS, AM, being on a first-name basis with medical records department staff is the quickest and most reliable way of ensuring she gets copies of her records when she needs them for upcoming appointments.