CMS has released a proposed rule which will have broad changes to its Meaningful Use Program. Renaming the program, “Promoting Interoperability,” the changes are designed to implement the CMS MyHealthEData initiative to strengthen interoperability and change the rules of the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Programs. The proposed rule would change the way healthcare providers implement electronic […]
COLUMBIA, MO, December 22, 2017, Missouri Health Connection (MHC) is proud to announce its newest board member, Brian Colby, Policy Director, Missouri Budget Project. Brian is a life-long Missourian and has spent the majority of his professional career involved in health care where he has been a strong advocate for better and affordable health care […]
The road to the seamless sharing of patient data across the digital health care spectrum is not measured in miles or meters, but in the continued collaborative efforts of the public and private sectors to build and regulate networks for the free flow of information. But for all of its efforts, the Office of the […]
Navigating Complexity, Building Trust Source: Philanthropy Journal News October 2, 2017 | Sandra Cyr Angie Bass, President and CEO By Sandy Cyr Cutting-edge technology and the nonprofit sector are not concepts that people often combine. But for Missouri Health Connection, navigating the complexities of health record information and earning the public trust as a nonprofit organization go hand […]
The Hidden Threat To Missouri Hospitals By Angie Bass, CEO, Missouri Health Connection Missourians rely on our hospitals for life-saving care. Patients turn to our hospitals to diagnose illnesses, receive critical care for diseases like diabetes, cancer, and heart disease, and any urgent medical needs. And hospitals, as well as their doctors, nurses, and caregivers, […]
If HIEs successfully expanded across the nation, enhanced health data exchange could generate significant savings for Medicare. Click here to learn more.
We all know that the cost of health care is high in the US. Solving the cost crisis in health care seems almost impossible. Well, the good news is that a start-up company seems to have figured out a way to reduce healthcare cost. Click here to learn more.
Seven regional health information exchanges in the upper Midwest are increasing the number of patient records they’re sharing through a collaborative that spans five states. Click here to learn more.