Carequality, an industry leader in health information exchange, is seeking volunteers or partners in creating a governance structure using HL7’s FHIR standard.
In a recent focus group of hospital executives, three issues emerged as high priorities for 2018 for hospitals and health systems: achieving interoperability, ensuring the best and most cost-effective health outcomes for patients, and securing data.
AHIMA has contributed to the development of a new tool that helps simplify and streamline patients’ requests for their medical records. The Health Record Request Wizard prototype tool was released on September 21 at the Biden Cancer Summit in Washington, DC.
Federal health officials announced their goal this week to eliminate fax machines from physician offices by 2020.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma on Tuesday announced several new Trump Administration initiatives aimed at tackling complex electronic health record (EHR) interoperability issues and increasing patient access to healthcare data.
Major cuts to healthcare industry oversight agencies are suggested in the FY 2019 budget proposal released by the Trump Administration this week.