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How to prepare your team for HLS digital transformation in 2022

Oct 14, 2021 | Admin, Health and Life Sciences, Healthcare, Latest News

The deadline for the CMS Interoperability Cures Final Act is fast approaching. To meet the federal requirements for the 21st Century Cures Act, The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology requires the HLS industry to adopt APIs to help allow individuals to securely and easily access structured EHI using smartphone applications. 

The deadline for this transformation is December 2022. If you’re in the HLS industry, the race is on to implement digital transformation this year. 

But have you thought about how these changes will affect your organization? The HLS industry is on the pulse of digital transformation, but is your team prepared for interoperability? 

Simplus can help with the technical requirements of an HLS-based digital transformation. But we also understand that a move toward interoperability impacts the way your team does their job. 

“Health plans that choose to use the mandate to go beyond compliance can spur a whole new wave of innovation when they become adept at analyzing and sharing valuable information across multiple stakeholders,” says Minal Patel, M.D., CEO, and founder of Abacus Insights. “This is truly a rare case where compliance and transformation go hand in hand.”

These changes only succeed when your staff embraces the capabilities. While the federal government states what they want for CMS patients, it’s not clear how these changes will integrate with day-to-day internal workflow processes.

In general, the ONC Cures Act achieves…



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Jayneel Patel
Jayneel Patel
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Jayneel is SVP of Industries here at Simplus. With a Ph.D. in engineering and MBA from Duke and over 15 years of experience, Jayneel designs and delivers empathy-driven innovative solutions in healthcare. He has developed digital strategies to reduce risk, increase visibility, and improve patient and member satisfaction. His passion is to enable better care through technology.