Medication Reconciliation and Adherence Made Easier

 

Medicare has expanded 4-year health history FHIR data-sharing to healthcare providers with a patient treatment-related purpose with no requirement of participation in an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) or other value-based care program. Medicaid and Medicare Advantage health history will be released by July 2021. 

With this widely available data source, medication reconciliations will now take a fraction of the time as all data from all providers will be instantly presented at the point of care in the EHR. Healthcare providers will no longer need to rely solely on a patient's recollection of their medication names and related diagnoses. In addition, patients will not have to deal with frustrating paper forms.  A reduction in medication errors is also anticipated as a view of a comprehensive history will be available to all providers involved in a patient's care.

In addition, a healthcare provider will be able to see if a patient fails to pick up a prescribed medication and implement the important next steps of medication adherence with the patient much more quickly.

healthhistory.com is the latest data point of care solution from Health Endeavors, a Medicare approved vendor and innovator of data solutions, used by leading health organizations since 2010 and is available to help healthcare providers integrate these datasets at the point of care. "We are pleased to bring our solutions, expertise, and capabilities to assist Medicare, Medicaid and Medicare Advantage in their transition to data-sharing in the EHR. healthhistory.com is available in both SAAS enterprise and single installation versions." said Kris Gates, CEO, Health Endeavors.

healthhistory.com integrates the Medicare and Medicaid datasets in electronic health record (EHR) systems - where it matters most - in the healthcare team's workflow. A complete and accurate health history in the EHR is more important than ever for providers and patients as COVID-19 has stretched healthcare teams to the limit. Valuable time will be saved by instead of asking patients to recall their vast list of medications and diagnoses and other history it will be a click away for the healthcare team in the EHR using healthhistory.com.

As a Medicare approved vendor, healthhistory.com has access to all encounters for the last 4 years. In July 2021, healthhistory.com will have direct access to Medicare Advantage and Medicaid. healthhistory.com also processes HL7 lab, admit, discharge, transfer, self-insured employer, and commercial claims.

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