11 May Health Data News Roundup: AHIP COVID-19 Re-Opening Priorities; Social Determinants and Care Access; and IMAT in the 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.
AHIP Releases COVID-19 Priorities as States Consider Re-Opening
America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) teamed with chief medical officers from member health plans to develop a list of principles related to coronavirus care that plans should prioritize as states begin reopening.
Medicaid Expansion States May See Lower Uninsurance Amid COVID-19
As national unemployment mounts closer to historic levels, Medicaid expansion states will fare the surging un-insurance far better than non-expansion states, according to a recent report from the Urban Institute.
$820M Payer Acquisition Boosts Medicaid Portfolios Amid COVID-19
Molina Healthcare, Inc. announced that it will acquire Magellan Complete Care, and Molina will use the deal to expand its Medicaid and Medicare portfolios as coronavirus drives Medicaid enrollment higher.
New HHS Rule Calls for FHIR Use Cases to Aid Data Exchange
New interoperability final rules will expand the use of application programming interfaces that make use of Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources standards.
EHR Tool Aids Cleveland Clinic Remote Patient Monitoring Efforts
Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic have developed and customized an EHR-based remote patient monitoring tool for COVID-19 patients.
Social Determinants of Health Sway Care Access, Maternal Morbidity
Social determinants of health are strongly linked to where a patient lives, and subsequently can affect the hospital a mother visits for labor and delivery and whether that mother experiences a severe maternal morbidity case, according to new research.
Leveraging Payer, Client Behavior Data to Maximize Lab Revenue
Leveraging payer and client behavior data gives labs the holistic view they need to maximize lab revenue and prevent reimbursement problems down the road.
IMAT Press Coverage: Reliance eHealth Collaborative COVID-19 Efforts
We recently announced that Reliance eHealth Collaborative is leveraging the IMAT platform for developing and implementing a wide-range of use cases for enhancing its stakeholders’ COVID-19 response. This story was covered by Health IT Outcomes, Health IT Answers, HIS Talk, and EMR Industry.
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