HealthLeaders Media February 13, 2019
Mandy Roth

CMS Administrator had powerful messages to share related to new HHS interoperability proposal.   


Patient data belongs to patients only.

Information blocking is a ‘thing of the past.’

Health systems must have data sharing and notification capabilities.

Patient record matching is next.

ORLANDO, Fla.—For the thousands of people attending the 2019 HIMSS conference this week, there is no escaping the buzz about the proposed new interoperability rules issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Monday.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma is the ubiquitous face of the news at the event, participating with a panel of representatives at the opening keynote session yesterday morning, and closing out...