8 Healthcare Organizations Come Together to Launch Information...

8 Healthcare Organizations Come Together to Launch Information Blocking Resource Center

Healthcare Tech Outlook | Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Driven by CHIME Public Policy with search and sorting features, the Information Blocking Resource Center provides access to regulatory overviews, documents, posts, cheat sheets, manuals, webinars, and other papers submitted by the eight organizations.

FREMONT, CA: With the deadline for abiding with federal information blocking regulations swiftly approaching, physicians and other healthcare providers are receiving aid from eight leading healthcare organizations. The Information Blocking Resource Center will be live and will showcase tools and services to educate and assist health practitioners plan for April 5 information blocking the date of application.

The American College of Physicians (ACP), American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), American Psychiatric Association (APA), College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) and Premier have pooled resources and offered a centralized location for healthcare professionals to access the data necessary to understand and comply with these challenging 21st Century Cures Act requirements.

Driven by CHIME Public Policy with search and sorting features, the Information Blocking Resource Center provides access to regulatory overviews, documents, posts, cheat sheets, manuals, webinars, and other papers submitted by the eight organizations. The Center will also offer services released by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). Materials are divided into nine categories:

Information blocking actors.

Information blocking compliance.

Information blocking and COVID-19.

Information blocking and mental health/substance abuse.

Information blocking education.

Information blocking exceptions.

Information blocking overview.

Federal resources.

Patient resources.

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