Health Information Exchange (HIE)

Aug 15, 2018
Referrals, laboratory results, imaging reports and medication lists were the most common types of patient health information electronically exchanged by office-based physicians in 2015, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Among office-based…
Jul 31, 2018
Enrollment in the individual health insurance market fell by 12% between first-quarter 2017 and first-quarter 2018 to 14.4 million people, according to a new analysis from the Kaiser Family Foundation. All of the decline was in the off-exchange market, where enrollees are not eligible for federal…
Jul 30, 2018
The departments of Health and Human Services and the Treasury have approved Section 1332 waivers for Wisconsin and Maine to implement five-year reinsurance programs for their individual health insurance markets beginning in 2019. The waivers are expected to lower premiums by about 11% in Wisconsin…
Jul 11, 2018
Eligible individuals and entities, including hospitals, can apply through Aug. 9 for funding to operate as “navigators” in states with a federally-facilitated health insurance exchange in plan year 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced yesterday. The agency expects…
Mar 1, 2018
Health care services are delivered across a spectrum of providers and settings of care, including physician offices, pharmacies, labs, imaging facilities, hospitals and health centers. Providers’ ability to electronically exchange patient information and share information with patients is critical…
Mar 1, 2018
Hospitals’ and health systems’ ongoing prioritization of health information technology (IT) tools continues to expand patients’ ability to engage with their providers, access their health data, and interact with the health care system electronically. It also allows providers to more readily…
Feb 16, 2018
AHA today applauded the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology for pursuing a voluntary “network of networks” approach to the draft framework for trusted health information exchange that builds on existing efforts. However, the association recommended that ONC…
Feb 15, 2018
Held February 8, 2018 Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Principal Deputy National Coordinator Genevieve Morris will join AHA Feb. 8 at 4 p.m. ET for a special webinar to review the recently released draft Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement. The 21st…
Feb 15, 2018
AHA comments to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information on its draft Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement as well as ONC’s draft U.S. Core Data for Interoperability document.
AHA's Comments Re: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Draft Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement   AHA's Comments Re: ONC’s Draft U.S. Core Data for Interoperability  
Feb 7, 2018
Feb. 8 at 4 p.m. ET Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Principal Deputy National Coordinator Genevieve Morris will join AHA Feb. 8 at 4 p.m. ET for a special webinar to review the recently released draft Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA).…