16 Mar Health Data News Roundup: CMS Final Interoperability Rule; Payer Technology Partnerships; and Humana SDOH News
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.
CMS Releases Finalized Rule on Interoperability
Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized two transformative rules that will give patients unprecedented safe, secure access to their health data.
ONC Interoperability Final Rule Clarifies Information Blocking
Under the ONC interoperability rule, it will not be considered information blocking if an “actor” is protecting the patient’s safety or privacy, according to this recent EHR Intelligence article.
ONC Interoperability Rule Garners Mixed Reviews from Stakeholders
Following a highly debated few months during the proposal phase, stakeholders and EHR vendors released statements that were both for and against the ONC interoperability rule.
Volatility Drives Payer Technological Innovation, Partnerships
A new report has discovered that healthcare payer technological innovations and partnerships often thrive under change and urgency, providing a much-needed sliver of hope during a tumultuous time.
Humana Launches Value-Based Program Aimed at the Social Determinants of Health
Humana recently announced that it’s launching a new value-based care model to support providers in identifying and addressing several social concerns.
Using Member Engagement to Create Personalized Payer Experience
Payers are using a wide variety of technologies to increase personalization in their product offerings across distinct populations of consumers.
Researchers Recommend Travel History to be Implemented into EHR
Following the recent spread of the COVID-19 epidemic, travel history information should be integrated into EHRs, according to infectious disease specialists writing in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
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