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A growing number of detention centers and prisons use HIE to easily access health information on inmates, while realizing many other efficiencies. One local jail estimates a five-figure savings due to elimination of faxing
Many healthcare providers strictly use local data and their certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) to report quality measures for programs such as Promoting Interoperability (formerly Meaningful Use) and Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). A recent study from Diameter Health and KONZA sought to uncover whether integrating data from other sources like Health Information Exchange (HIE) contributes to improved clinical quality measures reporting.
Rural healthcare providers are vital members of the care community in Colorado – but their utilization of health information exchange (HIE) has been historically low. It can be difficult to incorporate HIE projects into over-burdened IT departments – and cost can be a significant barrier.
How law enforcement, organ donation, health plans and emergency services use CORHIO’s HIE tools for the shared goal of better serving their respective populations.
When Margaret Wood moved to Colorado to continue a career in nursing as part of the University of Colorado Health System, she had not prepared herself to see what lengths patients coming from rural communities would go to in order to access healthcare or what barriers they face when returning home.
Learn how Wood addresses this problem in her own work setting.
CORHIO’s Morgan Honea to Present @ Dec. 7-9 ‘COVID-19: Respond, Recover, & Reimagine’, Gov., Payer, Provider Registration is Complimentary (time limited)
In early August, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule affecting reporting for Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and Quality Payment Program (QPP) for calendar year (CY) 2021.
CORHIO Customers: an exciting new Online BillPay service, which is a paperless system that makes it easier to receive and pay your invoices, will soon be available.
Accountable care organizations, independent physician associations, and managed services organizations all offer benefits to primary care providers. But what are the differences and how do they impact participation in value-based care?
Connecting patients with relevant and timely community resources at the point of care
You can access recent care summaries on your patients from Kaiser Permanente, Department of Defense, Veteran’s Administration and Quality Health Network.
Preventing readmission isn’t an impossible dream. With the right people asking the right questions at the right time, you can ensure that your patients get the help they need when they need it.
The Facilitating Alcohol Screening and Treatment (FAST) program is seeking participation from primary care practices in Colorado
Colorado Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera toured the Arapahoe County Jail Friday January 3rd and got a firsthand look at the challenges facing the staff at that facility and their use of health information exchange to help care for inmates.
CORHIO is collaborating with the Center for Health and Environmental Data (CHED) division at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to gather feedback for a statewide advance directive registry.
CORHIO is honored to be selected to present a session with the Colorado Office of Behavioral Health at the 2020 HIMSS conference. Speakers are Kate Horle, Chief Operations Officer at CORHIO and Danielle Culp, Criminal Justice Health Information Exchange Coordinator at the Colorado Office of Behavioral Health.
On July 29, 2019, CMS released its proposed rule for the Quality Payment Program (QPP), including proposed changes to MIPS in 2020 and beyond. Here are some highlights to help you navigate these proposed changes, focusing on the 2020 performance year.
Last month, the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC), of which CORHIO is a member, participated in a call for comments for part 2 of the Trusted Exchange Framework Common Agreement (TEFCA). SHIEC represents more than 70 health information exchanges across the nation, so they are an important voice to add to comments on the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s TEFCA Draft 2.
Last month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced significant changes to the way primary care practices will be paid for managing Medicare beneficiaries.
EPs, EHs and CAHs Can Now Attest to Program Year 2018
The Department of Health Care Policy and Financing is pleased to announce that the Colorado Medical Assistance Provider Incentive Repository (MAPIR) will be available and accepting Medicaid Eligible Professional, Eligible Hospital and Critical Access Hospital attestations for Program Year (PY) 2018 beginning March 18, 2019 and closing June 7, 2019.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially opened the data submission period for Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligible clinicians who participated in Year 2 (2018) of the Quality Payment Program.
This includes care summary documents for patients affiliated with any VA healthcare facility in the United States.
The 2019 Quality Payment Program (QPP) Final Rule was released yesterday. For those of you who don’t have time to read the final rule’s 2,400 pages, CORHIO’s Transformation Support Services Manager Lauren O’Kipney has created the following summary.
SIM practices (all cohorts) can now apply for a new electronic clinical quality measures reporting program to automate this process and save time.