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At iHT2 New York, NYU Medical Center Shares How Private HIE Improves Care Coordination

October 1, 2015     Heather Landi
For NYU Langone Medical Center, a private health information exchange (HIE) is helping to improve care coordination across New York City, according to Frat Iqbal, senior information manager at NYU Langone Medical Center, who spoke Wednesday during the iHT2 New...

At iHT2-Denver, Discussion of HIE Turns to Cultural and Business Issues

July 21, 2015     Mark Hagland
At the Health IT Summit in Denver, discussion of health information exchange inevitably turned to the cultural, strategic, and business issues around data exchange

Debe Gash’s Midwestern Common Sense and the Ubiquity of Images

July 19, 2015     Mark Hagland
The success of the cloud-based information exchange for diagnostic images at Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City shows that HIE with a vision grounded in reality can work wonderfully well

Saint Luke’s-Kansas City’s Shift to Community-Wide Cloud-Based Image Access

July 16, 2015     Mark Hagland
At Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, CIO Deborah Gash has led a successful initiative to implement a community-wide cloud-based image information exchange

Reflecting on the Clash of Incentives Around “Information-Blocking” in the Push Towards the New Healthcare

May 27, 2015     Mark Hagland
A recent blog by Julia Adler-Milstein in Health Affairs online serves as reminder of the clash of incentives in U.S. healthcare right now over how, or indeed even whether, to share data and information for the common good

At iHT2-Boston, HealthInfoNet’s Dev Culver Offers a Success Story Around Predictive Analytics for Population Health

May 21, 2015     Mark Hagland
Innovation is proceeding apace in Maine, where HealthInfoNet, Maine’s statewide HIE, is now leveraging predictive analytics to support care management for its stakeholder provider organizations

The Pain (and Gain) of Building a Private HIE in NYC

April 24, 2015     David Raths
NYU Langone Medical Center has been working to build a private health information exchange to link 200 practices and 1,900 clinicians using 26 different EHRs as the state and country work toward building larger exchanges.

What’s the Best Foundation for a Health Information Exchange? How About a Practical One?

April 4, 2015     Mark Hagland
In his interview with me last month, David Watson of Cal INDEX, the statewide HIE established last month in California, addressed some concerns that really speak to core sustainability issues for statewide HIEs

Forward March: Cal INDEX’s CEO David Watson Sees Opportunities Ahead

March 31, 2015     Mark Hagland
Despite past challenges to HIE sustainability in California, Cal INDEX’s CEO David Watson sees real opportunity—and sustainability—ahead

State and Regional HIE Sustainability: One Consultant’s View

March 10, 2015     Mark Hagland
Greg McGovern, a former health system CTO and now a director at Aspen Advisors, shares his perspectives on what is making some statewide and regional HIEs sustainable—and others not

What Dev Culver Knows: The Secret of HIE Sustainability

February 18, 2015     Mark Hagland
What the executive director of Maine’s HealthInfoNet knows—as do his counterparts in Michigan, Ohio, and Colorado—is how to provide practical value to stakeholders across the healthcare spectrum

The Interoperability Blues

February 17, 2015     David Raths
Interoperability is the buzzword du jour. It is the focus of almost every 2015 conference, white paper, road map, etc. That is why I believe it is important to get reminders from chief information officers and physician leaders themselves of what the actual pain...


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