Digital Bridge health care representatives brainstorm about the value propositions for Digital Bridge.
Panelists take on questions about the current state of the initiative and potential barriers.
John Lumpkin (left), chair of the Digital Bridge governance body, stops for a photo with partners inbetween presentations at the NACCHO Annual Conference.
Governance body members gather at a strategy meeting in Atlanta to discuss milestones and achievements over the past year.
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Healthcare IT News recently highlighted the Digital Bridge project and how it’s bringing together stakeholders in health care, public health and health IT to advance information exchange and improve the nation’s health.
Together, Digital Bridge collaborators drafted a response to the ONC’s TEFCA letter on the advancement of nationwide interoperability.
Jeff Livesay of the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) and Jim Jellison of the Public Health Informatics Institute will lead a presentation on how Digital Bridge addresses current challenges with data sharing between health care and public health.
Based on current information, the first implementation site is expected to go into production in March 2018.
Beginning in 2018, eCR will be a public health reporting measure that eligible hospitals and professionals may perform for credit under specific Medicaid or Medicare programs.