Citing data from the 2017 National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services, an Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology data brief notes that 29% of providers use only electronic records and 57% have a combination of electronic and paper records.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration this week announced the adoption of 42 CFR Part 2 revisions that it says are designed to facilitate care coordination between providers while maintaining privacy protections.
Aimed at improving the sharing of patients’ substance use history between providers, the Protecting Jessica Grubb’s Legacy Act would require patient consent and protect patients from SUD-related discrimination.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has proposed a series of revisions to 42 CFR Part 2 regulations to facilitate better care coordination for the treatment of substance use disorders.
Population health is one of our ultimate goals, but you'll need to leverage your EHR and your data in increasingly more creative ways to reach that goal in the future. Here are some quick tips to start on the path.