Opportunities for Engaging Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Providers in Health Information Exchange Activities: Exchanging Interoperable Patient Assessment Information. Notes

12/01/2011

  1. Mor, V., Intrator, O., Feng, Z., Grabowski, D.C. "The Revolving Door of Rehospitalization From Skilled Nursing Facilities," Health Affairs 29(1): 57-64. 2010.

  2. Jenicks, S., Jack, B., Field, T. "Managing Patient Care Transitions: How Health IT Can Reduce Unnecessary Rehospitalization." AHRQ, A National Web Conference on Transitions in Care. February 24, 2010. http://healthit.ahrq.gov/portal/server.pt?open=514&objID=5553&mode=2&holderDisplayURL=http://wci-pubcontent/publish/communities/a_e/events/events/events/a_national_web_conference_on_transitions_in_care.html.

  3. Meaningful Use: The incentives under HITECH are available to eligible professionals and hospitals for their "meaningful use" of certified EHRs (i.e., for e-prescribing; HIE to improve quality of care, such as care coordination; and reporting of quality measures). http://healthit.hhs.gov/portal/server.pt?open=512&objID=2996&mode=2.

  4. Harvell, J. "Consolidated Health Informatics Update." Presentation to the NCVHS. October 11, 2006. http://ncvhs.hhs.gov/061011p2a.pdf.

  5. Federal HIT Strategic Plan available at http://healthit.hhs.gov/portal/server.pt?open=512&objID=1211&parentname=CommunityPage&parentid=2&mode=2.

  6. Federal HIT Strategic Plan. Pages 13-16. http://web.mediacdt.com/onc-emerg/FINAL-Federal-Health-IT-Strategic-Plan-0911.pdf.

  7. ONC awarded 56 grants to states and state designated entities (SDEs) to support state HIE activities. In January 2011,ONC supplemented grants to four states by making available approximately $7 million to advance HIE activities on behalf of nursing home and home health agency providers. ONC also awarded 17 Beacon Community grants to advance innovative HIE activities. Two of the Beacon Community programs include a focus on nursing homes and/or home health agency providers.

  8. Hogan, E., Daniels, J. "The Many Meaningful Uses of Health Information Technology." Health IT Buzz. May 18, 2011. http://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog/meaningful-use/meaningful-health-information-technology/.

  9. ONC Beacon Community Program. http://healthit.hhs.gov/portal/server.pt?open=512&objID=1805&parentname=CommunityPage&parentid=2&mode=2&cached=true.

  10. AHA Trend Watch: Maximizing the Value of Post-Acute Care. American Hospital Association. November 2010.

  11. Mor, V., Intrator, O., Feng, Z., Grabowski, D.C. "The Revolving Door of Rehospitalization from Skilled Nursing Facilities." Health Affairs, 2010, 29(1): 57-64.

  12. Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC). A Data Book: Healthcare Spending and the Medicare Program. Washington, DC: MedPAC, 2006a. http://www.medpac.gov.

  13. Lourde, K. "Ramping Up for Higher Acuity: Nursing Facilities Respond to the Need for Reducing Rehospitalizations." Provider, January 2011: 21-31.

  14. Overview of the Medicare Post Acute Care Payment Reform Initiative. RTI International. https://www.cms.gov/DemoProjectsEvalRpts/downloads/PACPR_RTI_CMS_PAC_PRD_Overview.pdf.

  15. Affordable Care Act. Public Law 111-148 and Public Law 111-152. Section 3023. National Pilot Program on Payment Bundling.

  16. Degenholtz, H. June 10, 2011 presentation ASPE Meeting.

  17. A Roadmap for Health IT in Long Term and Post Acute Care (LTPAC), 2010-2012. LTPAC Health IT Collaborative. AHIMA. http://library.ahima.org/xpedio/groups/public/documents/ahima/bok1_047579.pdf.

  18. Ibid.  

  19. Establishment of the Permanent Certification Program for Health Information Technology. 45 CFR Part 70. 2011.

  20. The CCHIT is the only entity to date that has established criteria for LTPAC EHR products.

  21. Harvell, J. Moving LTPAC Providers in the Nationwide Health IT Infrastructure Boardroom Session at the 2011 LTPAC HIT Summit. June 2011.

  22. 2011 CCHIT Certification for Long Term and Post Acute Care. http://www.cchit.org/certify/2011/cchit-certified-2011-long-term-post-acute-care-ltpac-ehr.

  23. ONC-ATCB ONC Certified Technology. CCHIT. Accessed at: http://www.cchit.org/products/onc-atcb/all/2000.

  24. A Roadmap for Health IT in Long Term and Post Acute Care (LTPAC), 2010-2012. LTPAC Health IT Collaborative. AHIMA. http://library.ahima.org/xpedio/groups/public/documents/ahima/bok1_047579.pdf.

  25. LCCWG, LTPAC WG Roadmap. ONC Standards & Interoperability Framework. http://wiki.siframework.org/LTPAC+WG+Roadmap.

  26. Massachusetts IMPACT presentation to the S&I ToC LTPAC WKGRP: http://wiki.siframework.org/file/view/IMPACT%20High%20Level%20Process%20Flow_Terry%20OMalley_1011.pdf.

  27. Handler, S.M., Hanlon, J.T., Perera, S., Rourmani, Y.F., Nace, D.A., Fridsma, D.B., Saul, M.I., Castle, N.G., Studenski, S.A. "Consensus List of Signals to Detect Potential Adverse Drug Reactions in Nursing Homes." JAGS, 2008, 56: 808-815.

  28. Work is needed to develop a standardized implementation guide for this electronic medication monitoring clinical decision support tool.

  29. See http://www.hl7.org/dstucomments/showdetail.cfm?dstuid=38.

  30. S&I Framework LCCWG, Patient Assessment Summary Document Sub-Workgroup Charter: http://wiki.siframework.org/Patient+Assessment+Summary+SWG+Charter.

  31. S&I Framework LCCWG, Longitudinal Care Plan Sub-Workgroup Charter: http://wiki.siframework.org/Patient+Assessment+Summary+SWG+Charter.

  32. S&I Framework LCCWG, LTPAC Care Transitions Sub-Workgroup Charter: http://wiki.siframework.org/Exchange+of+LTPAC+Care+Transition+Data+SWG+Charter.

  33. State Health Information Exchange Cooperative Agreement Program. http://statehieresources.org/.

  34. State Health Information Exchange Cooperative Agreement Program. http://statehieresources.org/.

  35. Health Information Exchange Challenge Grant Program. http://healthit.hhs.gov/portal/server.pt?open=512&mode=2&objID=3378.

  36. Beacon Community Cooperative Agreement Program. http://healthit.hhs.gov/portal/server.pt?open=512&mode=2&objID=3378.

  37. CMS SMHP. https://www.cms.gov/MLNProducts/downloads/STATE_MEDICAID_HIT_PLAN_SMHP.pdf.

  38. ONC Vulnerable Populations and HIE Report. Available on the State HIE Resources website at: http://statehieresources.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Vulnerable_Populations_and_HIE.pdf.

  39. NGA Center for Best Practices. Issue Brief: Health Information Technology Integration in Long-Term Care: Challenges, Best Practices, and Solutions for States. 2011.

  40. NGA Center for Best Practices. Issue Brief: Health Information Technology Integration in Long-Term Care: Challenges, Best Practices, and Solutions for States. 2011.

  41. Summary Report from NGA State Alliance for E-Health Regional State Health IT Consultations. July-August 2011.

  42. NGA Center for Best Practices. Issue Brief: health Information Technology Integration in Long-Term Care: Challenges, Best Practices, and Solutions for States. 2011.

  43. State and Regional HIE Initiatives Town Hall at the 2011 LTPAC HIT Summit. June 2011.

  44. Putting the IT in TransITions. http://xnet.kp.org/newscenter/pressreleases/nat/2011/101111caretransitions.html.

  45. NGA Center for Best Practices. Issue Brief: Health Information Technology Integration in Long-Term Care: Challenges, Best Practices, and Solutions for States. 2011.

  46. LTPAC Health IT Collaborative is a consortium of public and private representatives that advance HIT for the LTPAC community of providers. http://www.ltpachealthit.org.

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