04 Feb Health Data News Roundup: FDA and EHR Data; AMIA and Clinical Documentation; and Paying Patients for Health Data
Welcome to the Health Data Weekly News Roundup from IMAT Solutions. As the power of data continues to grow in the healthcare arena, today’s care organizations need to be on the forefront of all news and trends to help ensure that their data analytics efforts deliver accountable and informed care. Each week, we will provide you with the actionable news you need to meet these goals.
EHR Data to Provide Real-World Evidence for Clinical Trials
FDA has made decentralized clinical trials a priority, and EHR data is crucial to their success.
AMIA Calls for Strictly Clinical Documentation in Patient EHRs
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) has offered a solution to regulatory and administrative burden — separate the clinical from the financial in EHR documentation.
Oregon Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Pay Patients for Health Data
As data becomes more valuable, and privacy seems increasingly elusive, state lawmakers in Oregon are starting a conversation about a new way to empower consumers.
Pew Suggests Boosting EHR Usability, API Use to Cut Clinician Burden
Improving EHR usability and promoting efficient application programming interface (API) use may help to cut down on regulatory burden on clinicians, according to Pew Charitable Trusts.
CMS to Expand Tailored Benefits for Medicare Advantage Plans
CMS is proposing significant changes to Medicare Advantage geared towards expanding choice and increasing competitiveness in a highly lucrative market.
Medicare “What’s Covered” App Aims for Price Transparency
CMS has also launched a new price transparency app that shows users which medical services and tests are covered under Medicare.
CA Payers Tackle Provider Directories with Data, Collaboration
California payers, providers, and regulators are partnering to improve data accuracy and quality in the state’s provider directories.
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