HLN publishes a quarterly Learnings newsletter

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October 2023 features: IIS-IIS interoperability, HLN on FHIR, LCAP – public health perspective, and HLN’s presence at DMI workshop, Tech Forum 2023, Health Data Innovations Summit, NACCHO and CSTE

June 2023 features: HITAC task force comments on ONC HTI-1 NPRM, two reports on IIS released by ASTHO, two new federal reports released, and HLN’s presence at HIMSS23, AIRA 2023 National Meeting, ASTHO TechXpo 2023

April 2023 features: Data linkage and identity management – Privacy Protecting Record Linkage (PPRL), HLN’s presentation at CDC-ONC Industry Days, and participation in the HL7 Connectathon

January 2023 features: Data Modernization Initiative (DMI) barriers and challenges, ICE update to support COVID-19 and other vaccines, and a public health perspective on the draft TEFCA facilitated FHIR implementation guide

October 2022 features: ICE updates to the Pneumococcal Vaccine Group, COVID-19 Vaccine Group, and Hep B Vaccine Group, and support for the Monkeypox vaccine, ONC launch of PH data systems task force, and the changing face of PH procurement

July 2022 features: CDS leveraging by IIS during the COVID pandemic and beyond, updates to Medicare MIPS promoting interoperability released by CMS, and a commentary on process improvement at COVID mass points of dispensing in CA 

April 2022 features: ICE updates with support and logic to handle additional COVID doses, the final release of TEFCA, Cure ACT EHR reporting program draft measures, and Sequoia report on information and pandemic response

November 2021 features: ICE chosen as a registered Digital Public Goods standard, video on an introduction to vaccine credentialing and leveraging modern APIs 

June 2021 features: Vaccine credentialing activities, and conference presentations

March 2021 features: National strategy for COVID-19 response and pandemic preparedness and HLN’s support for COVID vaccine in ICE and VPAS support for CDC’s COVID-19 provider agreement

December 2020 features: National vaccine plan, API for immunization information system, and New versions of ICE

July 2020 features: COVID-19 and immunization forecasting, Pediatric health IT resources, Case reporting, and COVID-19 

April 2020 features: Strategy to reduce EHR burden, Final rules on interoperability, and ONC 2020-2025 strategic plan

January 2020 features: CMS promoting interoperability and Top challenges facing HHS include harnessing data

October 2019 features: ONC final report from Patient Matching, Aggregation, and Linking (PMAL) project

July 2019 features:  Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA), Protecting the public’s health, and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to Improve the Interoperability of Health Information 

April 2019 features: Implore Congress to fund public health surveillance systems, Electronically matching patients’ records across providers, and Registries for evaluating patient outcomes 

January 2019 features: Reforming America’s healthcare system, the US seriousness about biodefense, and HLN’s comments on the Strategy to reduce the burden relating to the use of Health IT and EHRs

October 2018 features: Review of HLN’s participation in Public Health Conferences – OSEHRA summit, AIRA national meeting, and Public Health Informatics conference

July 2018 features: Review of HLN’s participation in Public Health Conferences – Stewards of Change Regional Symposium, AIM Leadership in Action conference, and CSTE annual conference.

March 2018 features: HLN and ONC’s TEFCA, participation in HIMSS18, and PCORS CDS learning network  

January 2018 features: Approaches for IIS-HIE Collaboration, HIE: The New Landscape, and Update on Patient Matching Activities

October 2017 features: Roadmap for Open Source ICE Immunization Forecaster, and Interoperability reports 

July 2017 features: HLN participates in Public Health conferences – Stewards of Change Institute Symposium, and OSEHRA summit

May 2017 features: HLN’s participation and presentations at the AIRA National Conference 

April 2017 features: HLN participation in National Healthcare Meetings – JPHIT, HIMSS, AIRA, and  Interoperability Showcase

January 2017 features: Four reports – HHS Public Health 3.0 white paper, ONC interoperability standards, ONC Report to Congress on Health IT progress,  and Road map for states to improve health information flow between providers

November 2016 features: Clinical Decision Support for Immunization (CDSi) strategy and Clinical decision support for immunization 

October 2016 features: Geocoding options, Information blocking in the learning health system, and Consumer access to healthcare data

August 2016 features: Encrypting data at rest on server, Reduction of state-coordinated HIE, and Successful public health IT project collaboration