Read updates from ONCâ€™s State HIE Program about how they are helping the nation transition to electronic health records by helping states increase connectivity and enable the secure flow of patient-centric information across the health care systemâ€”within and across states.
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Health care providers in California and Oregon are now querying each others’ provider directories and sending interstate Direct messages as a result of the Western States Consortium project.
Are you looking for more support on how to meet the transition of care measure that is required for Stage 2 Meaningful Use? ONC has just released a new brief that provides support.
This is a part of one of the ONC Health Information Exchange (HIE) team’s goals – to provide support and direction to grantees. Recently, ONC released comprehensive interoperability training modules that are geared toward multiple stakeholder audiences and provide guidance from the elementary level to detailed technical guidance for experts involved in implementation.
Over the last several weeks we have been following Larry (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3), a patient with diabetes and a history of non-compliance. Because Larry’s primary care providers either do not have EHRs or other care coordination tools or are unable to exchange information between one another, they do not know that he had been hospitalized and instructed to make important changes in his medications.