Sequoia released version 2 of its FHIR Roadmap for TEFCA Exchange. The plan calls for increasing levels of QHIN-provided services aimed at facilitating the exchange of data using the FHIR standard.Read more >
HLN attended the Sequoia Project Annual Meeting held this year in San Diego. A public health viewpoint on the meeting and the advancements achieved in the TEFCA project is presented here.Read more >
HLN attended the ASTHO TechXpo in Chicago as a silver sponsor. A variety of presentations got us thinking about how public health can change using technology. Get our perspective here.Read more >
Two new Federal reports were recently released that have a public health impact.
1. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released its 2022 Report to Congress: Update on Access, Exchange, and Use of Electronic Health Information.
2. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released this month its Public Health Data Strategy: Public Health Data Goals and 2-Year Milestones.
Read our comments.
The Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) project released a Draft TEFCA Facilitated FHIR Implementation Guide. Get a public health perspective here.Read more >
HLN team attended the 2022 HL7 Working Group Meeting and participated in several workgroups and focused on the Public Health Workgroup, where key presentations were given by members or visitors to the public health working group about USCDI+, North Star Architecture, MedMorph, and Helios.Read more >
On May 10, 2022 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) related to changes in the Medicare Program Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System.Read more >
In May 2022 Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) released a new report, Creating a Modern Public Health System, generated by its Public Health Modernization Task Force.Read more >
The HLN Consulting team attended the ASTHO Public Health TechXpo 2022 and presented at the SolutionX breakout session. Over 1400 participants were registered for the TechXpo.Read more >