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Top Ten Tech Trends: "Survivor: Edition HIE"--Can Statewide HIEs Achieve Sustainability?

January 26, 2015     Mark Hagland
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The answer is a qualified ‘yes,' statewide HIEs can achieve sustainability--but, say those in the know, it will take business realism and a strong dose of ingenuity

High-Ranking Senator Seeks Overview of HIE Program

January 9, 2015     Gabriel Perna
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A spokesperson for Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) confirmed that the high-ranking politician will seek a review of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s (ONC) State health information exchange (HIE) program.

What We Know About the “States” of HIE

January 9, 2015     Gabriel Perna
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The ONC recently released a report on State HIE Program to determine how it did in establishing statewide data exchange across the country. What’d they find? Some progress, some challenges intact, and a whole mess of questions.

California HIE Comes Under Scrutiny from Consumer Watchdog Group

December 22, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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A consumer watchdog group is cautioning consumers in California to steer clear of the upstart Cal INDEX, a health information exchange (HIE) being set up by two payers.

What Caused the Collapse of the Nevada HIE? (UPDATE: Infograph)

November 20, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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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.

Building Your HIE as a Business: Yea or Nay?

November 12, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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Should the leader of an HIE run it as a business or a public utility? And how does the answer relate to the future of HIEs in a critical year for the concept? In case it wasn’t clear, the questions on HIE still seem to very much outnumber the answers.

Public vs. Private HIE (Part 4)

November 7, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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Leading HIE executives share their thoughts at the HIE landscape and different operational models in a time of uncertainty for the industry. Part 4 is with Erick Maddox, HIT Manager at HealthInsight, which is a nonprofit organization that operates HealtHIE...

In Houston, Imaging is Included in the HIE

September 24, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...
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