Latest Updates on Health Information ExchangeOctober 16, 2013 • By Roberta
HIE News & Announcements
Health Information Exchange (HIE) is happening every minute of every day. Your personal health information is moving and being viewed to improve the quality of your healthcare and lower the costs. The job will not be complete until all health records are digital and interoperable. Here’s what’s happening to make that reality. For more news and updates read our Weekly HIE Rundowns.
ICA Expands Strategic Interoperability Offerings through Connectivity with MEDITECH
NASHVILLE, TN – ICA, a leading provider of strategic interoperability technology, announced that its CareAlign® interoperability platform is now fully connected with the MEDITECH EHR system as evidenced by Newton Medical Center. The Kansas-based medical center is a participant in the Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN) and is operational with the MEDITECH EHR; this connectivity through ICA allows it to exchange continuity of care documents (CCDs) via Cross-Enterprise Document Sharing (XDS). The integration of ICA’s technology with MEDITECH and multiple other EHR systems supports broader care coordination goals of providers within care delivery networks, no matter if they are part of health information exchanges (HIEs) or not. Through XDS, these organizations can register, distribute and access patient electronic information in document format across enterprises.
Georgia Dept of Community Health Launches Statewide HIE Network with Truven Health Analytics
ANN ARBOR, MI – Truven Health Analytics and the Georgia Department of Community Health announced the launch of a statewide health information exchange (HIE) network, known as the Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN). The GaHIN utilizes Truven Health to provide clinicians throughout the state with a longitudinal patient history at the point of care by securely capturing real-time clinical and administrative data from electronic medical records, healthcare claims, Georgia Medicaid, Public Health Georgia Registry for Immunization Services (GRITS) and many other sources.
Greenway First Ambulatory Health IT Provider to Join Healtheway and Support eHealth Exchange
CARROLLTON, GA – Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc. continues its industry leadership role in fostering interoperability and data liquidity to improve care coordination and outcomes by becoming the first ambulatory HIT solutions provider to join Healtheway, Inc. and support the national eHealth Exchange. Healtheway is a public-private collaborative that promotes health information interoperability to improve patient care, streamline disability benefit claims and enhance public health reporting. Read the press release.