ONC Announces Plan for Measuring Interoperability

ONC has identified two specific methods for measuring the achievement of “widespread interoperability” as required in MACRA.

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Senate Committee Passes Health IT Bill Focused on Interoperability and EHR Usability

Although it has thus far only passed a committee vote, the “Improving Health Information Technology Act” may be a sign of things to come.

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AHIMA Pledges Support for HHS Interoperability Plan

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.

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Yellow Brick Road to IG
Feb11

Yellow Brick Road to IG

Keep up with the latest on information governance as this key strategy emerges for addressing a myriad of information management challenges in healthcare.

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Access to Health Information: It Takes a Village
Dec31

Access to Health Information: It Takes a Village

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.

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