In January 2019, CMS plans to implement new measures for EHR Meaningful Use—a program they now call “Promoting Interoperability”. While the plan is still being finalized, most experts believe that the core components will be adopted without material changes. Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) should get ready now. In this handy guide, Healthcelerate provides the key points for US hospitals to consider.
Healthcelerate SMEs discuss how providers can leverage existing standards to share patient health information and communications in support of value-based care models, without expensive integration projects. They could then achieve true “meaningful use” of their EMR investments by achieving the data liquidity needed to securely and quickly move patient information wherever it needs to go.
On a typical patient journey, we follow along with Mrs Jones as she visits the urgent care, hospital, and her primary care physician, without the benefit of interoperable EHR systems.
In part two of this video series, a typical patient journey is improved through the use of the careMESH platform as a patient visits the urgent care, hospital, and her primary care physician.