In Dallas, Partnering with Social Services on Holistic View of the Patient

September 9, 2014     David Raths
It is time for healthcare providers to take a more holistic view of the lives of their patients and build stronger relationships —and data connections — to community social service agencies. The Dallas Information Exchange Portal is doing just that.

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.

Mass. Public Health and HIE: MU and Beyond

August 20, 2014     David Raths
One of the strongest use cases for statewide health information exchanges involves easing reporting to public health agencies. The HIE can provide a single conduit for providers to meet many reporting obligations. In Massachusetts, progress is underway on...

Kansas HIE Makes Progress on PHR, Behavioral Data

August 19, 2014     David Raths
Now that it has real-time clinical information on over one million patients, the Kansas Health Information Network is developing alerts and reporting templates for providers. KHIN also has started including behavioral healthcare data, resulting in a more...

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.

New California Integrated Data Exchange to Operate Statewide HIE

August 5, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
The California Integrated Data Exchange (Cal INDEX) has announced plans to develop a statewide health information exchange (HIE), initially providing physicians and nurses with secure, on-line access to approximately nine million health information records.

N.C. HIE Extending to Skilled Nursing Facilities

July 30, 2014     David Raths
The North Carolina Health Information Exchange has announced a partnership with Liberty Healthcare and Rehabilitation Services to provide HIE connectivity for Liberty’s 21 skilled nursing facilities across North Carolina.

Maryland HIE Seeks to Add Image Exchange Service

July 29, 2014     David Raths
The Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients, which receives data from all 47 Maryland hospitals, hopes to eliminate the need for manual transmission of medical images and reports between sites.

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...

Merger Creates One of Largest HIEs in Nation

July 7, 2014     John DeGaspari
Michigan Health Connect and Great Lakes Health Information Exchange have merged to form Great Lakes Health Connect. The group maintains that the merger has resulted in one of the nation's largest providers of health information exchange (HIE), allowing...

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...
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