April 21st, 2020 by: Rajiv Leventhal ONC, CMS Announce Final-Rule Compliance Extensions Due to COVID-19 OIG also released its proposed rule focused on ONC’s information-blocking provisions
April 6th, 2020 by: Rajiv Leventhal Pew Urges HHS to Maintain Current Timelines for Interoperability Regulations The COVID-19 pandemic underscores the importance of these regulations, the organization stated
In Times of Crisis, HIEs are Front and Center Published April 13, 2020 by HIMSS The response to the COVID-19 pandemic has shown the even greater importance of ensuring the right information is accessible to those who need it. Health information exchange (HIE) organizations play an essential role in aggregating and disseminating data to give local hospitals, […]
MHC Offering Health Care Providers Free Access to Clinical Portal During COVID-19 Public Health Crisis
MHC Offering Health Care Providers Free Access to Clinical Portal During COVID-19 Public Health Crisis MHC CareView will be available to any provider not currently participating in the MHC Network for free during the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to support all health care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic, Missouri Health Connection (MHC) is making MHC CareView available to […]
HIE Guidance from State of Missouri Related to COVID-19 The MO Dpt. of Social Services has released the following guidance and recommendations for health information exchange participants and networks to support COVID-19 response efforts. Missouri’s Health Information Networks (HIN) have been working closely with the State of Missouri and key partners to enhance health information […]
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MO HealthNet receives funds to support electronic records programs By News Tribune staff Feb. 22 2020 A federal program is giving Missouri’s Medicaid program $9.3 million to support implementation of a program that is intended to help multiple health care providers share patient information.
MHD Announces Funding For Hospitals Connecting To HIEs Staff Contact: Brian Kinkade or Rich Kliethermes The MO HealthNet Division announced the availability of funding to underwrite a portion of the connection costs for certain hospitals to join a health information exchange. Qualifying hospitals are those that have received at least one electronic health record incentive payment and are not actively engaged with […]
Study: HIE Reduces Unplanned Hospital Readmissions, ED Visits in Western NY February 17th, 2020 By: Rajiv Leventhal Practices that effectively utilize and integrate health information exchange (HIE) data into their daily workflow were able to reduce the rate of unplanned hospital readmissions and the rate of emergency department (ED) visits, according to new research. Click […]
MHC Announces Go-Live with the DoD Missouri Health Connection and the Department of Defense go-live effective February 14, 2020. Columbia, MO — February 14, 2020 — Missouri Health Connection (MHC), the Midwest health information exchange (HIE), proudly announces that its connection to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) went live today. MHC Participants and the […]