SPH Analytics’ Launches FHIR-Based Interoperability Platform for Health Plans
Leading population health company expands product portfolio to empower health plans to comply with interoperability and patient access regulations within the 21st Century Cures Act
SPH Analytics, a leader in healthcare quality and experience analytics, today announced that it has launched Population Care FHIRstation™, a turn-key scalable, secure, multi-tenant Software as a Service interoperability platform which empowers effective information exchange between patients, health IT developers, health systems, EHR vendors, and payers.
FHIRstation was developed in conjunction with data exchange experts Iron Bridge in response to the HHS Final Rule and CMS interoperability 21st Century Cures Act and ONC and CMS Interoperability Final Rule 2020. These regulatory guidelines require electronic health record vendors, health plans, hospitals, and providers to make patient data available via a FHIR-based interface by July 1, 2021. FHIR stands for “Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources” (pronounced “fire”) and is a standard created by the Health Level Seven International health-care standards organization to describe and facilitate the exchange of data formats and elements.
“The regulatory environment continues to push key stakeholders to work together for the benefit of patients’ health,” said Kevin Weinstein, President of Population Health at SPH Analytics. “We work with more than 350 health plans today, all of whom must meet these federally mandated requirements. We are thrilled to bring this leading-edge technology to our current and prospective clients, as it lays the groundwork for dozens of applications and workflows that can improve outcomes and reduce costs.”