Category: ONC

USCDIv2 Published: New Standards to Advance Interoperability

The benefits and advantages of health care standards are many, hence how many national organizations are focused on the establishment and evolution of specifications. Today’s interoperability standards are more than a single entity proposing a set of guidelines and pushing its adoption. Rather, today’s standards are built on collaboration from interdisciplinary parties to meet shared…
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Opportunities for Health Information Exchanges in Value-based Care

Now more than ever, organizations like Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) are leveraging health information exchanges (HIEs) to improve interoperability and health information access for patients, providers and payers. When implemented effectively, HIEs can help reduce…
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Five Trends Shaping Health Information Exchanges in 2021

With healthcare transitioning from fee-for-service to value-based care, the role of health information exchanges (HIEs) – including how they support providers and payors – is changing. Below, we dive into several trends shaping today’s HIEs. Aligning with higher standards – Today’s HIEs are aligning with the initiatives rolled out by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid…
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