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HIT Perspectives is POCP’s account of top health IT trends, significant healthcare events, federal policies and industry activities.

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HIT PerspectivesHIT Perspectives is POCP’s account of top health IT trends, significant healthcare events, federal policies and industry activities.

Each article provides analysis and insights based on POCP’s unique views and indepth expertise on cross-cutting issues affecting payers, pharma, vendors and providers.

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HIT Perspectives (September 2019) –  PDF Download

Lack of Training is Core Cause of Physician EHR Usability Complaints  |  ePA 2.0: Taking Electronic Prior Authorization to the Next Level  |  How Artificial Intelligence Is Poised to Transform Medication Management

HIT Perspectives (June 2019)  –  PDF Download

Breaking Through Barriers to Advancing Electronic Prior Authorization |  CDS Hooks Can Use FHIR APIs to Trigger Robust Decision Support in EHRs | Five Trends Leading the Digital Transformation of Specialty Pharmacy

HIT Perspectives (March 2019)  –  PDF Download

CARIN Alliance – Multisector Coalition Strives to Connect Patients to Medication Costs | 8 Impressions from HIMSS 2019  |  10 Thoughts About the New Proposed Rules from ONC and CMS

HIT Perspectives (January 2019)  –  PDF Download

Legislation, Proposed Rules and Part D Guidance to Affect Electronic Prescribing and EHRs | 14 Health IT Game Changers  |  What Version 4 of FHIR Standard Means for Adoption and Innovation


HIT Perspectives (November 2018)  –  PDF Download

Connecting Patients With the Costs of Their Medications  | High Impact: Opioid Legislation Effects ePrescribing, ePA and PDMPs  |  Looking Back at 2018 Predictions: How’d We Do?

HIT Perspectives (September 2018)  –  PDF Download

Six Interoperability Trends to Watch | The Time Is Right for Electronic Medical Prior Authorization | Improving Drug Price Transparency: Progress and Opportunities

HIT Perspectives (June 2018)  –  PDF Download

Improving Drug Price Transparency: The Case for Out-of-Pocket Drug Cost Information at the Point of Prescribing | NCPDP Forms Specialty Pharmacy Work Group |Thumbs Up at this ePrescribing Checkpoint!

HIT Perspectives (April 2018)  –  PDF Download

10 Takeaways from HIMSS18  | The Da Vinci Project: Helping Payers and Providers Get the Most From Value-Based Care | The Impact of Cost on EPCS Adoption

HIT Perspectives (January 2018)  –  PDF Download

Trends to Watch in 2018  | Fighting a Root Cause of the Opioid Epidemic: New POCP Report Examines State Responses to Opioid Prescribing | Virtual Visits: Now Coming to Your Home, Doctor and Pharmacy


HIT Perspectives (November 2017)  –  PDF Download

Following What the Doctor Ordered: Addressing Medication Noncompliance  | The Impact of New, Nonproprietary Naming Convention for Biologics and Biosimilars: 7 Key Findings | ONC  to Significantly Scale Back EHR Certification and Enrollment

HIT Perspectives (September 2017)  –  PDF Download

Five Health IT, Opioid-Related Trends Impacting Electronic Health Records | Interoperability
and Standards Will Be Areas of Focus Through Year End
 | Automating Enrollment for Specialty Prescriptions

HIT Perspectives (June 2017)  –  PDF Download

HHS Moves Ahead in Personnel and Health IT | New Model Can Help Payers Realize Return on Investment From Electronic Prior Authorization | State Lawmakers Focus on ePA and Opioid Abuse

HIT Perspectives (April 2017)  –  PDF Download

Eight Takeaways from HIMSS 2017 | FHIR Sets the Stage for Targeted Applications for Payers and Providers | Stakeholder Impacts of the AMA’s Prior Authorization Reform Proposal

HIT Perspectives (February 2017)  –  PDF Download

10 Trends to Watch in 2017 | What the 21st Century Cures Act Means for Health ITPDMPs Take on Renewed Importance as a Tool in the Fight Against the Opioid Epidemic


HIT Perspectives (November 2016)  –  PDF Download

A National Patient Identifier: An Idea Whose Time Has Come Again | Taking ePrescribing to the Next Level with the Structured and Codified Sig | Legislative Changes to I-STOP: Are They a Good Thing?

HIT Perspectives (September 2016)   – PDF Download

Taking Electronic Prior Authorization to the Next Level | Using Health Information Technology to Improve Patient Engagement | Surescripts Issues Its 2015 National Progress Report

HIT Perspectives (June 2016)  PDF Download

New Proposed Regulation Rebrands and Retools Meaningful Use | Real-Time Benefit Inquiry: A New Kind of Clinical Decision Support | Top 10 Themes at Health Datapalooza 2016

HIT Perspectives (April 2016)  PDF Download

Ten Takeaways from HIMSS16 | Integrating EHRs and PDMPs: How Vendors Can Get Ahead of the Curve | Alerting Prescribers for Biosimilar Substitution to Protect Patient Safety

HIT Perspectives (February 2016)  PDF Download

Top Ten Health IT Trends for 2016 | Meaningful Use: Not Entirely Gone But Certainly Not Forgotten | Cutting Through the Confusion Surrounding Electronic Formulary and Benefit Checks


HIT Perspectives (September 2015)  – PDF Download

Taking Clinical Decision Support to the Next Level: A Standards-Based Approach | Paving the Way for Specialty ePrescribing | Better Formulary and Benefit Information Pay Off for Payers

HIT Perspectives (June 2015)  PDF Download

Information Blocking: A Hot Potato in Washington | DERF-a-Palooza at May NCPDP Meeting Yields Results | Surescripts Issues 2014 National Progress Report

HIT Perspectives (May 2015)  PDF Download

HIMSS15: On FHIR and 6 Other Key Takeaways | The Impact of MU Stage 3 on Patient Engagement | Meaningful Use Stage 3: What Does It Mean for EHR Vendors?

HIT Perspectives (February 2015)  PDF Download

At Last! A Compelling Business Case for Interoperability | Exciting Changes Ahead in 2015 for HealthIT | Interoperability, Value-Based Care and the War on Painkillers to Drive E-Prescribing for Controlled Substances

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