Change Healthcare Unveils Nationwide Cloud-Based Solution for Clinical Data Retrieval
Today Change Healthcare (Nasdaq: CHNG) unveiled its nationwide Clinical Data Retrieval service, a new cloud-based interoperability solution that makes it possible for payers to quickly and easily retrieve patient records from the industry’s leading electronic health record (EHR) systems, and other EHRs. The service provides patient care data in an integrated, electronic fashion to verify claim accuracy, pay claims, manage risk profiles, improve plan designs, expand care coordination, satisfy quality reporting requirements (such as HEDIS), improve member engagement, reduce wasteful spending, improve interventions, and ultimately, enhance patient care. Future releases will allow other covered entities that require patient care data to use this service.
While electronic retrieval of clinical care data is not new, nationwide access to the data in multiple EHRs has not been widely available until today. This broad scale and automated access contrasts with...