In Houston, Imaging is Included in the HIE

September 24, 2014     Gabriel Perna
Greater Houston Health Connect, a public nonprofit regional HIE, covering 20 counties in southeastern Texas, is bringing images into the HIE. Phil Beckett, Ph.D, CTO and acting CEO, explains to HCI why this is a worthy investment in a Q&A.

What Caused the Fall of the Nevada HIE?

September 23, 2014     Gabriel Perna
By a vote of four to two, the Nevada Health Information Exchange (NV-HIE) was ordered to its death in January of last year. As HIEs across the country struggle with sustainability, Healthcare Informatics looks at why this one failed.

Making Headway With Data Exchange in the Big Apple

September 3, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
In advance of the Health IT Summit in New York, to be held September 16-17, Gil Kuperman, M.D., Ph.D., director, interoperability informatics at New York Presbyterian Hospital, talks to HCI about the key issues around exchanging data in new models of care.

Why I’ve Got the Blues Over HIE

August 8, 2014     Gabriel Perna
At a time when HIE is at a crossroads, two rival health insurers in California are putting their differences aside and putting down significant seed money to connect providers within the state. For that reason, I'm ecstatic and I've got the Blues.

GaHIN Connection to National eHealth Exchange Paves the Way for State-to-State Exchange of Health Information

July 24, 2014     John DeGaspari
Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN), the statewide health information exchange network that electronically connects Georgia hospitals, physicians and clinicians to exchange patient health information, today announced its “go live” status with the eHealth...

Industry Expert: New-Model HIEs Must Add Value

July 23, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
Leading up to the iHT2 Health IT Summit in Seattle, Dignity Health’s Ryan Stewart talks to HCI about his health system’s health information exchange journey and what needs to happen to get HIEs to truly thrive.

Report: HIE Will Drive New Healthcare Payment Models

July 22, 2014     Gabriel Perna
Health information exchange (HIE) will be a driver of new healthcare payment models, according to a new research report from Frost & Sullivan.

Podcast: Massachusetts Breaks Ground on HISP to HISP Connection

July 17, 2014     Gabriel Perna
The Massachusetts Health Information Highway (HIway), the statewide health information exchange (HIE), recently made its first HISP-to-HISP (health information service provider) connection. To talk about this milestone, Micky Tripathi, the president and CEO of...

Interoperability Showcase to Demonstrate Maturing California HIEs

July 7, 2014     David Raths
Each year the “Connecting California to Improve Patient Care” conference features a statewide interoperability showcase called California Connects. Robert (Rim) Cothren, executive director of the California Association of Health Information Exchanges, says that...

HIMSS and NACCHO Introduce Public Health & HIE Toolkit

July 3, 2014     John DeGaspari
To assist public health organizations better understand and use health information exchange, HIMSS and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) have collaborated to produce the Public Health & HIE Toolkit.

Can HIE Support Value-Based Care Under Federated Models of Data Governance?

May 15, 2014     Mark Hagland
When it comes to value-based care and population health management in the context of HIE, it turns out that federated HIE models with non-standardized data inputs simply don’t deliver when it comes to leveraging HIE for data analytics

Building a Health IT Infrastructure in the Big Apple

May 6, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
Recently, the New York State Legislature voted to support New York’s HIE system by including $55 million in state funding for the network. The New York eHealth Collaborative’s executive director, Dave Whitlinger, explains the significance of that funding for...
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