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CMS Pushes to Improve Information Sharing Between Hospitals and Post-Acute Care

On February 13, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed policy changes supporting its MyHealthEData initiative to improve patient access and advance electronic data exchange and care coordination throughout the healthcare system. 

New Report Examines Use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

On December 31, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

More home health agencies (HHAs) than skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) have adopted electronic health records (EHRs), according to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). 

What’s the Top Concern for Health IT Executives in 2019?

On December 31, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

Cybersecurity, telehealth and interoperability are the top three concerns for healthcare IT executives in 2019.  

HHS Releases Draft Guidance to Ease Use of EHRs

On December 31, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking comments on draft guidance intended to streamline the use of electronic health records (EHRs) and other health information technology (IT). Comments are due Jan. 28.  

HIE Grants Available from Health Department

On July 11, 2018 by Jonathan Lips

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is seeking proposals for the Minnesota Health Information Exchange (HIE) Grant Program. The program provides financial assistance to Minnesota health care providers to encourage implementation of admission, discharge and transfer alerts and care summary document exchange transactions. 

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