Buff Colchagoff of RosettaHealh helps us out with Day 7. The line “seven swans a swimming” from the classic Twelve Days of Christmas has been on my mind lately. I see swans gliding past my house on the Chesapeake Bay during the day, and hear them always “cooing” at night, as I drift off to sleep. What does this have to do with Health IT?
Molina Healthcare of Michigan has joined Michigan’s efforts to improve health care statewide through electronic data sharing as the newest Qualified Data Sharing Organization (QO) with the Michigan Health Information Network (MiHIN).
Three Market Forces By Rupinder Colby, Project Manager at Ascendian Healthcare Consulting Twitter: @RupinderColby ‘Silo’ has recently been identified as healthcare’s dirtiest four letter word. Providers and vendors alike continue to amass patient data and resist embracing interoperability within and outside their enterprise. Despite the known benefits to care delivery and overall patient health and […]
Following #HIE This Week There is a lot of great reading out there on health information exchange. Hanging out on Twitter this week in the #HIE feed, here are some highlights. Extra Extra! NYeC eNews: Final State Budget Funds the SHIN-NY, NYS RHIOs in the news & more. http://t.co/C2p3xXljgf #HIE #HealthIT — NY eHealth (@NYeHealth) […]
Federal Health Architecture and Open Health Tools The following is correspondence from the ONC eMail List Service. The Federal Health Architecture (FHA) is working with Open Health Tools (OHT) to migrate the governance and code management of CONNECT, an open source software solution that enables secure health information exchange (HIE), to their open source community. OHT, […]
Comment Period Open Until Feb 26th William Hersh, MD, Professor and Chair, OHSU Blog: Informatics Professor Last fall, I reported that the Pacific Northwest Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC), housed in the Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology (DMICE) at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), had been awarded a contract from the Agency for Healthcare Research & […]
Mass HIway Will Help Reduce Costs and Save Lives BOSTON – Wednesday, January 8, 2014 – Governor Deval Patrick launched the next phase of the Mass HIway Health Information Exchange, joining health care leaders at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) to demonstrate the innovative new tools that will allow providers for the first time […]
EHNAC-hosted Industry Panel Examines Meaningful Use Stage 2 and Health Information Exchange The proliferation of health information exchanges (HIE) and health information organizations (HIO) over the past few years has enabled the regional and community stakeholder exchange of healthcare data for both clinical and administrative transactions. Through these collaborations, healthcare data can now be easily […]
Health Information Exchange in Stage 2 – New EHR Tipsheet for Eligible Professionals If you are an eligible professional preparing for Stage 2 of the EHR Incentive Programs, check out our new CMS tipsheet on Stage 2 health information exchange requirements. Three Data Sharing Measures in Stage 2 The tipsheet outlines the required data elements and […]
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 […]
Standards-development organization solicits input for accreditation programs The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a non-profit standards development organization and accrediting body, announced yesterday that it has posted new versions of program criteria for public review. EHNAC seeks interested parties to provide opinions, comments and suggestions for the upgraded 2013 criteria versions that have been […]
HIE Governance Progress National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) is a public-private organization that works as a cooperative agreement partner of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT. NeHC works closely with the ONC in “encouraging health information exchange, providing tools to support engagement with consumers, and leveraging an education platform and health IT programs.” To […]
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