For Profit HIE? To be, or not to be!!by
For-profit HIEs has been around for a while, but now they are being presented to Capitol Hill by Dr. Menschik.
I can hear the cries now, but the reality is that if we can't find a public utility or public-private collabor
Payer Role in HIEsby
Health Data Management had an interesting article in the June 2009 issue on the payer role in HIEs. I' ve commented on the subject a few times ( Editorial to President Obama, tax on health plans for HIE ) and appreciate t
Consent Best Practices for HIEsby
Exchanging health information requires individuals to grant permission for their records to move from one provider to another. The process of, and requirements for, obtaining individual consent for sharing infor
ONC's Direct Projectby
The ONC's Direct Project comes down to nationwide accessibility and a simple way to connect each little practice's EHR with other EHRs, registeries and software. It will/could facilitate:
HIEs connecting with
Funding for HIEs and RHITECs arrivesby
Dr. John H.
Yesterday was a landmark day - the HIT Standards Committee approved the quality, clinical care, and privacy/security standards that serve as certification criteria and support meaningful use. At the same time, HHS released