Say hello to EHI – Health IT Buzz

ONC’s rules for information blocking apply to interference with access, exchange or use of electronic health information (EHI) (45 CFR Part 171) and define certain exceptions to the definition of information blocking. It is therefore important that those who are subject to the rules on … Read More

Find my voice as a C. diff patient | Blogs

Christina Fuhrman with her daughter. Photo credit: Mat Matlack At the age of 31, I knew nothing of patient advocacy; having a voice for my own healthcare had simply not crossed my mind. I have since learned that involving patient voices in healthcare is essential. … Read More

Early Successes of the Maryland Primary Care Program

The Maryland Primary Care Program (MDPCP) will complete its first three years by the end of 2021. This voluntary nationwide advanced primary care program, run jointly by the Maryland Department of Health and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (Innovation Center), has achieved four … Read More

AMFM Healthcare adds new mental health treatment centers

Behavioral health provider AMFM Healthcare (San Juan Capistrano, California) is planning new mental health outpatient and residential facilities in Washington state. The facilities are scheduled to open in the spring of 2022 and will include an outpatient center in Seattle and several locations in Poulsbo, … Read More