Category: CMS

Benefits of Health Information Exchanges for Value-Based Care

An increasing number of healthcare providers and organizations are using health information exchanges (HIE) to not only exchange medical information but to also support value-based care. This practice is growing among healthcare providers because the need for quality data is growing and the HIE benefits aligned to these needs are significant. Below, we discuss several ways…
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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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