The health information exchange model is metamorphosing from its initial phase of Direct secure messaging and patient look-up toward a new age of value-added services that one HIE director believes "will have a profound effect on healthcare," quality across America.
Following the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Healthcare Reform, healthcare finance executives will be placing a renewed focus on developing accountable-care partnerships and implementing other healthcare reform changes, according to a survey conducted by Firstsource Solutions USA (“Firstsource”). The survey was conducted at ANI: The HFMA National Institute conference, held recently in Las Vegas.
ICA, a leading provider of interoperability technology that enables health information exchange (HIE), announced the launch of HIT Me Blog, a blog that will take up and address the numerous issues facing healthcare, health information technology (HIT) and health information exchange (HIE).
ApeniMED, a leader in healthcare interoperability and federal agency connectivity, recently obtained certification as a Health Information Handler (HIH) by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), part of the US Department of Health and Human Services. ApeniMED successfully completed all critical integration tests as part of the Electronic Submission of Medical Documentation (esMD) Program from CMS.