Editor’s Note: On April 14, 2022 at the ONC Once-a-year Conference the Missouri DMH LEAP group will share perception into their pilot demonstration and development to go live with integrating wellbeing treatment and HCBS info.
Integrating information from well being care and dwelling and community-based solutions (HCBS) to improve wellness outcomes is of increasing value, in particular as the U.S. population ages and the need for extended-phrase solutions and supports (LTSS) grows. A 2020 ONC Top Edge Acceleration Project (LEAP) in Overall health Information Technologies (Wellbeing IT) awardee, the Missouri Section of Psychological Well being (DMH) Division of Developmental Disabilities, seeks to tackle this concern.
The Missouri LEAP workforce targeted on the use of the digital long-phrase solutions and supports (eLTSS) Wellbeing Amount 7 (HL7®) Quickly Healthcare Interoperability Assets (FHIR®) Implementation Guide (IG) to implement and examination the exchange of Missouri Personal Support Plan (ISP) details across company IT devices. The capture, aggregation, and sharing of these data features will support the structure and implementation of a Supported Work Benefit-Dependent Treatment Model, which focuses on advertising particular person-centered employment preparing, education and instruction, job placement, and career development work outcomes for HCBS waiver individuals. Also, the HL7 publication of the eLTSS FHIR IG provides HCBS technological innovation developers with a new chance to advance interoperability for populations served by HCBS.
During the September 2021 HL7 FHIR Connectathon, the Missouri LEAP workforce demonstrated the abilities of the eLTSS FHIR IG by exchanging info from the state’s case management method to a health info community, a supported employment supplier IT technique, and a key treatment company electronic wellness document. The Missouri LEAP crew shown that a superior diploma of interoperability amid wellness and human support providers is feasible and can support a eyesight for full person and entire neighborhood treatment.
The exchange of Missouri’s Individual Company Plan (ISP) knowledge employing FHIR is depicted higher than.
ONC is collaborating with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Providers to create opportunities to advance interoperability in the HCBS sector. Ongoing do the job with general public and personal payers, states, and organizations partners will be instrumental in development endeavours and we hope other states can begin identical jobs to coordinate and progress the care men and women get by way of HCBS.
The Missouri LEAP team will share their eLTSS FHIR IG pilot results at the ONC Annual Meeting on April 14, 2022. Sign-up for the virtual conference right here.
ONC would like to thank the Missouri Section of Mental Well being for their assist in building this weblog publish.
Useful Resources/Back links
Missouri Department of Mental Overall health, LEAP Grant
Missouri Price Primarily based Purchasing HCBS Quarterly Stakeholder Update
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities – An Prospect for Improved Care Coordination