Deployment of the Defense Department's new electronic health records system MHS Genesis is now "virtually complete" at military hospitals and clinics in the U.S. and overseas. Last week, DOD successfully rolled out the new EHR system to the military facilities in the Pacific region, marking the last of 23 MHS Genesis waves. The Pacific region wave follows deployments of the record across Europe completed last month and full deployment in the continental U.S. this summer.
Asked to name barriers to adoption of value-based payment, 91 percent of MCO respondents cited provider readiness and willingness and 83 percent said health plan-provider data sharing capabilities. Among its many other insights, the recently released Institute for Medicaid Innovation's (IMI) annual Medicaid managed care survey identifies ongoing barriers to the adoption of value-based care and alternative payment models.
– The American Medical Association (AMA) today released seven new principles for augmented intelligence (AI) development, deployment, and use, marking a critical step toward fostering a consistent governance structure for advancements in healthcare technology. Building upon current policy on AI, the principles serve as the cornerstone for AMA advocacy on AI and underscore the organization’s commitment to supporting the implementation of national governance policies that prioritize the development and deployment of AI in a manner that is ethical, equitable, responsible, and transparent.