HIEs as Health Data Utilities: Three Health IT Leaders Weigh In

Health information exchanges (HIEs) serve a critical function in health data networks to support interoperable access and delivery of clinical information. I recently led a virtual panel with three senior HIE leaders from across the U.S. for the Journal of AHIMA to...

What is an ADT Feed?

Admission, discharge, and transfer (ADT) feeds generate data about a patient’s healthcare encounter when they are admitted, discharged, and/or transferred from one care setting to another care setting or back home. This information can be automatically sent to the...

Leveraging Data to Improve SNF Transitions of Care

Hospital readmissions continue to be a significant patient-safety issue that plagues the healthcare industry. Despite the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) implementation of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) in 2012, the 30-day...