29 Apr Health Data News Roundup: ONC and TEFCA Update; CMS Unveils New Value-Based Care Models; and Humana’s Population Health Efforts
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.
ONC Releases Second Draft of Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA)
The ONC recently issued the second draft of TEFCA, which outlines principles to support the nationwide exchange of health information.
ONC Opens Competition for TEFCA Recognized Coordinating Entity
Nonprofit healthcare stakeholders able to develop, update, implement, and maintain the Common Agreement part of the ONC TEFCA can now apply to serve as the Recognized Coordinating Entity (RCE).
CMS Unveils New Value-Based Care Models for Primary Care Providers
CMS and HHS have announced the CMS Primary Cares Initiative, a new set of value-based care payment models that will strengthen primary care and deliver better value for patients.
Humana Sees Population Health Gains for Medicare Advantage Members
Medicare Advantage members living in Humana’s seven original Bold Goal communities have seen an improvement in population health, according to Humana’s 2019 Bold Goal Progress Report.
NJ Behavioral Health Providers Receive $6M Grant for EHR Adoption
The New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services recently granted behavioral healthcare providers across the state $6 million to fund EHR adoption and implementation projects.
Big Data Analytics Strategies are Maturing Quickly in Healthcare
Healthcare organizations have quickly revved up their big data analytics strategies in an effort meet the challenges of value-based care, according to a recent survey from the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions.
Providers Use Data Analytics to Process Patient Monitoring Output
To extract usable information from the flood of data generated from patient monitoring devices, healthcare providers are increasingly turning to big data analytics and other analytics solutions, according to Frost & Sullivan.
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