Interoperability

Jun 25, 2018
The AHA today submitted comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ inpatient prospective payment system proposed rule for fiscal year 2019, offering key recommendations with respect to Medicare Disproportionate Share Hospital payment, CAR T-cell therapy, rural hospitals, the wage…
Aug 7, 2018
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma yesterday challenged technology developers and insurers to make health information more interoperable and available to patients. “If I could challenge the developers in this room here today to achieve one mission, it would be…
Jul 12, 2018
Tom Nickels Executive Vice President American Hospital Association July 12, 2018     Today’s proposed policies from CMS will provide opportunities and challenges for hospitals and health systems and the patients and communities they are proud to serve each day. We applaud CMS for…
Jul 12, 2018
Massachusetts Hospitals Pour Resources into Affordable Housing Boston Medical Center has invested $6.5 million in housing aid in some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods, such as its $800,000 investment in government subsidized brownstones in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood.  A recent…
Jun 20, 2018
According to National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Don Rucker, M.D., the Department of Health and Human Services will release a request for information in the coming months seeking input on reporting criteria for the Electronic Health Record Reporting Program, required by the 21st…
Apr 27, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued a proposed rule to update the payment rates for inpatient psychiatric facilities for fiscal year 2019. CMS proposes a net payment increase of 0.98% or $50 million, compared to FY 2018. This includes a 2.8% market-basket update,…
Mar 6, 2018
As changing clinical roles and technical innovations require care coordination to be approached as a team sport, it’s important to encourage provider accountability, consider the social determinants of health and foster technical innovation, said health care leaders at the inaugural AHA Executive…
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