If you’re visiting our blog, there’s a good chance that you see the value in Meaningful Use and Syndromic Surveillance. While EHR compliance is providing insight and information that is incredibly valuable—it’s also enabling providers to receive incentive payments.
Large amounts of federal money have been pouring into states to fund HIE creation. But what is the return on this investment? A recent survey indicated that only 50% of HIEs intend to even try to demonstrate or track their ROI! With financial sustainability continuing to be the number one concern for HIEs, demonstrating value should be a top priority.
This week, officials from Yosemite National Park reported that a ninth person had contracted the hantavirus after staying in the park. Over 260,000 park visitors have now been notified to watch for and report the onset of hantavirus symptoms.