5 Takeaways from HIMSS 16
Takeaway 1: The Pledge
A major federal initiative that has amassed top notch industries to enhance data sharing (90% of electronic health records (EHRs)), client access to healthcare data and interoperability.
Takeaway 2: FHIR Cloud
A groundbreaking strategy that includes a couple of software app challenges with rewards worth $175,000 each: one concentrating on customer use and the other focusing on provider use; along with an additional endorsement of a sum of $275,000 to ease an open resource building that aids both developers and providers to publish and discover apps.
Takeaway 3: CMS Backs up Docs
A unique user-centric way promoting value based healthcare, proposed by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in reference to MARCA (Medicare Access and CHIP Authorization Act) to comprehend doctors’ frustrations with technology.
Takeaway 4: Payer-Provider Convergence
A scheme that encourages unification of provider’s and payer’s discourses on payment incentives and collaboration with regards to common goals and interests of clinical outcome improvement.
Takeaway 5: Population Health Train
A progressive population health-centric methodology that succeed in coalescing clinical and financial data to promote continuum of care and end-to-end medicare management