Tag: ONC

USCDI as a Critical Framework for Data Quality

Health data needs are shifting, including the role of standards to create new opportunities, as is the case for advancing data quality through the United State Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI). Ever since HITECH spurred a dizzying rise of health information technology, the industry has lamented over what could be. Now, thanks to the work…
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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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