ONC names winners of Certified Health IT Product List challenge

Three winners and one honorable point out have been introduced within the Workplace of the Nationwide Coordinator for Well being IT’’s Licensed Well being IT Product Listing Information Problem. The opponents have been tasked to seek out methods for customers of the Licensed Well being IT Product Listing to make higher use of the granular information it retains on each know-how product that has been accredited by ONC.

The winners embrace:

  • ResearchAE. First place winners ResearchAE took their background in creating well being IT dataset search engines like google to map out most of the completely different realms of information CHPL incorporates, enabling customers to research how ONC licensed well being IT is getting used and by whom. The prize was $20,000
  • Shiro Labs. Shiro Labs claimed runner-up for an software enabling suppliers to cross-analyze their Medicare High quality Fee Program and CHPL information, serving to them see how they’re assembly their reporting necessities. The prize was $10,000.
  • Darena Options. Darena Options additionally gained runner-up for CheckEHR, a program that lets customers view which licensed standards completely different licensed well being IT modules meet, permitting them to raised attain targets like affected person engagement or care coordination. The prize was $10,000.
  • Tom Nguyen. Nguyen gained an honorable point out for a Google Chrome extension that helps customers extra simply navigate the CHPL listings.

WHY IT MATTERS
The CHPL incorporates a large quantity of very granular information which has solely not too long ago been made out there in a structured and actionable manner. Suppliers already need to abide by a variety of requirements and laws, so having simpler entry to the CHPL information and discovering methods to make extra environment friendly use of it’ll assist allow organizations to raised use their well being IT.

THE LARGER TREND
Because the healthcare know-how market evolves, new to well being IT begin to take larger roles within the house, suppliers will proceed to roll out new IT companies to fulfill these calls for and stay aggressive. Having the ability to make clever searches of CHPL information means suppliers can chart a extra knowledgeable course although the array of know-how choices out there.

ON THE RECORD
“This problem exhibits that there’s extra to the CHPL information than meets the attention. It’s nice to the see the creativity and ingenuity every participant put into their submissions,” mentioned Steve Posnack, government director, workplace of know-how, ONC.

Benjamin Harris is a Maine-based freelance author and and former new media producer for HIMSS Media.
Twitter: @BenzoHarris.

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