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Navigating Compliance Challenges with the Information Blocking Rule: A Collection of Case Studies Navigating Compliance Challenges with the Information Blocking Rule: A Collection of Case Studies

Navigating Compliance Challenges with the Information Blocking Rule: A Collection of Case Studies

HITEQ Center and Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP, September 2023

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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) 21st Century Cures Act Information Blocking Rule (Info Blocking Rule) prohibits covered actors – including health care providers, health IT developers of certified health IT, and health information exchanges/health information networks– from engaging in practices likely to interfere with, prevent, or materially discourage access, exchange, or use of electronic health information (EHI). The Info Blocking Rule includes eight exceptions that provide actors with certainty that, when their...
PrEP Process Map Example PrEP Process Map Example

PrEP Process Map Example

HITEQ Center, September 2023

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This resource is an example of a Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Process Map. Process maps can be used to document health center workflows.

Enabling Patient Access to Health Data for Actionable Results

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Recent Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) policy is bringing patients unprecedented access to their health information. Join the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in September for an event focused on patient access to health data. The day will bring together patients, providers, payers, and health IT developers to discuss how HHS policies are working in practice and how to maximize the impact of these policies. The event will also highlight educational tools and resources, such as patient-facing apps that enable the availability of patient information and make that health information easier to understand.

Come to the ONC and CMS patient access event to hear more about…

Patients’ experiences accessing their data, including the benefits and challenges they faced along this journey.
How the next generation of apps are connecting across new health information sources to bring together patients’ data and preferred tools to act on that data.
Clinicians who are at the forefront of helping patients access and understand their data, recognizing patient preferences and privacy concerns.
Innovative developers demonstrating how they are making patients’ data actionable, and the implementation challenges they face as they connect sources across the care continuum
Health care payers’ their successes and challenges with making data available to patients.
Don't miss this opportunity to learn about the latest developments in patient data access and how you can be a part of the path forward.

Registration details to follow soon! Until then, you can find valuable information and resources about the patient’s right to their data on our website. If you would be interested in sharing a patient experience with accessing and using patient data, please share with us at https://www.healthit.gov/feedback.

Improving Health Center Cybersecurity: Risk Assessment, Breach Defense, Mitigation, and Response Learning Collaborative - Session 3

Virtual Learning Collaborative

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It's time to reconsider your strategy if you still treat cyber risk as an annual project or initiative. Having a thorough ongoing program in place means that even in the worst-case scenario,...

Interoperability Readiness Scorecard

Many health centers struggle to reap the benefits of technological advancement and investments in health information technology (health IT), while others embrace them and reap rewards. Interoperability is one such example; requiring health centers assess systems, relationships, and...

405(d) Spotlight Webinar! The Healthcare Cybersecurity Benchmarking Study

In this installment of the 405(d) Spotlight Webinar, 405(d) Task Group Member Ed Gaudet and Insights Manager, Ruirui Sun will present high level findings from The Healthcare Cybersecurity Benchmarking Study. This landmark initiative establishes collaborative, robust, and actionable cybersecurity...

The HITEQ Center Podcast

HITEQ is highlighting stories of leveraging the EHR, health IT, digital health tools, and other virtual care supports for health center recovery and stabilization during the COVID-19 pandemic and thereafter in this series of podcasts. We are lifting up stories that demonstrate the promise of...