On June 1, 2018 HLN signed a letter of support regarding a recent decision by the Agency for Healthcare Quality Research (AHRQ) to end financial support for the National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) and terminate its operations as of July 17, 2018. Loss of this site will impact all these stakeholders and make evidenced-based medicine harder to support.Read more >
A new release (v 1.13.1) of the Immunization Calculation Engine (ICE) is now available. ICE is a state-of-the-art open-source software system that provides clinical decision support (CDS) for immunizations for use in Immunization Information Systems (IIS), Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Personal Health Record (PHR) Systems.Read more >
HLN attended the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) 2018 Annual Conference in West Palm Beach, FL on June 11-13 along with over 1,750 epidemiologists public health professionals, and associated non-profits and vendors.Read more >
On June 14, 2018 HLN submitted the following comments on the Centers for
Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to Quality Payment Program.
HLN attended the Association of Immunization Managers (AIM) 2018 Leadership in Action Conference in San Diego, CA on June 4-6 along with over 200 Immunization Program Managers, staff, and associated non-profits and vendors.Read more >
I have seen several pretty good summaries of the recently release Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to Quality Payment Program (one from AMIA, one from CDC). Here are just a few additional tidbits I picked out of the NPRM.Read more >