December 6, 2017
New Content: Health IT Playbook Update
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has added an Opioid Epidemic and Health IT section to the Health IT Playbook. The information includes examples of how HIT can combat the opioid epidemic and includes sections on prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs), PDMPs and health IT integration, e-prescribing of controlled substances and more. A chapter on Behavioral Health is also included in the update. The behavioral health chapter features a new educational module for behavioral health providers and multiple resources for patient engagement as it relates to behavioral health.
Free Webinar: Interoperability in Action- Patient Matching Milestones at ONC
ONC has developed a variety of patient matching projects focused on improving data quality, achieving higher interoperability, and delivering safer healthcare. This webinar will provide an overview of the design and outcome of each of those projects, including lessons learned and best practices for patient data capture and record matching.
Date: Monday, December 11, 2017
Register: Interoperability in Action Webinar: Patient Matching Milestones