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Barriers to patients accessing their health data are falling

While the Office of the National Coordinator for HIT continues to remind providers of patients’ rights to electronically view, download and transmit their health information via application programming interfaces, many hospitals are already complying. Since 2014, eligible hospitals have been required to provide patients with the capability to get their information, and in 2017 nearly… Read More »

6 provider organizations to use data to trim low-value care in Virginia

Sentara and its affiliate insurance arm, Sentara Health Plans, are among six health systems and three clinically integrated networks joining forces to reduce medical waste in Virginia. Announced March 13 by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and funded by a $ 2.2 million grant from Arnold Ventures, the Virginia Center for Health Innovation (VCHI) will launch… Read More »