Defining Health ITCategory
The Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is a tool used by more than 90% of America’s health plans to measure performance on important dimensions of care and service. More than 184 million people – over half of the U.S. population – are enrolled in health plans that report quality results using HEDIS.
The Patient Centered Data Home (PCDH) is a cost-effective, scalable method of exchanging patient data among health information exchanges (HIEs).
MUMPS, or Massachusetts General Hospital Utility Multi- Programming System, also called M, is a general-purpose computer programming language that provides ACID (Atomic, Consistent, Isolated, and Durable) transaction processing.
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).