Impact Insights

The Designated Record Set (DRS): Straightforward Questions & Answers

March 17, 2022

As organizations wrestle with implementing the new EHI requirements associated with Information Blocking, the topic of a Designated Record Set (DRS) is often front and... More

Newsflash: TEFCA Anticipated to be LIVE in 2022!

July 16, 2021

This week, Micky Tripathi (National Coordinator for Health Information Technology) and Mariann Yeager (CEO of the Sequoia Project, the TEFCA-Recognized Coordinating Entity) announced that they... More

Newsflash! Information Blocking Deadline Delayed

October 30, 2020

The Information Blocking applicability date for providers has been extended to April 5, 2021. Summary On 10/29/20, ONC released an Interim Final Rule with comment... More

2020 ONC Cures Act Final Rule: What You Need to Know

March 18, 2020

Earlier this week (Monday, March 9, 2020) ONC released the 21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability, Information Blocking, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program Final... More

2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan: What You Need to Know

January 30, 2020

Earlier this month (January 15), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the draft 2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan for public... More

How Healthcare Interoperability Affects Information Security

May 9, 2019

The evolution of healthcare interoperability includes the exchange of patient information across organizations, vendors, technologies, and geographical boundaries. In some national debates, interoperability is defined... More

MIPS Information Blocking: Attestation Requirements

November 2, 2017

This past Thursday (10/26/17) CMS released a “Fact Sheet” detailing their specification that all Eligible Clinicians (ECs) attesting for MIPS will be required to attest... More