Medicaid data made public for the first time
Medicaid and CHIP data are the latest to be released as CMS works to get the information in the hands of patients, health care providers and researchers in pursuit of new solutions.
Medicare data project gains momentum as CMS continues its push for interoperability
CMS is setting up its "sandbox" for capturing claims data and making it useful to providers. It should be ready by mid-November.
Medicare claims data will be available to clinicians under pilot program
The Data at the Point of Care pilot is part of the MyHealthEData initiative that launched Blue Button 2.0.
CMS data sharing critical to flood of apps for Medicare beneficiaries
The agency also curbed “shadow IT” to promote more robust apps, said CIO Rajiv Uppal.
Veterans to get iPhone health record access this summer
Within 24 hours of visiting a VA facility, veterans will be able to access their updated health information in the Apple Health app, according to the VA's plans.
HHS aims to untangle EHR reporting burdens for doctors
The goal is to tackle some of the root challenges the widespread adoption of electronic health records. In this case, it's about making things easier for the doctors.
Microsoft, Google and others pledge support for health care interoperability
The group made the announcement at the Blue Button 2.0 developers conference at the White House on Monday.
White House hosts developers conference on Blue Button 2.0
Since the launch of Blue Button 2.0, Seema Verma explained, CMS has seen more than 600 developers “that are starting to look at our data” to build on top of the platform.
Leaders want to improve customer service inside and outside agencies
Federal leaders are leveraging policy and technology changes to improve customer service both inside and outside the agencies.
CMS must ensure that third parties use Medicare data more securely, GAO report cautions
The report advises CMS to set up more processes and procedures for security.