Note: This is an excerpt from an article originally published in Health Data Management.
Sepsis accounts for half of hospital deaths, according to research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. It’s the leading cause of readmissions, and more than $20 billion is spent on it annually.
TEFCA, or the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, is meant to define standards for interoperability as required by the 21st Century Cures Act (signed into law in December 2016).
This is an excerpt from an article originally published in HIT Consultant.
Few decisions are as important or as daunting as the one that leads to the implementation of a new EHR.
SHIEC, an organization representing 60 HIEs, celebrated HIE’s growth and success across the country with its annual conference, SHIEC18. A packed house of 500+ attendees discussed MPI, PCDH, FHIR, TEFCA, PHM and HIE.