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

March 31, 2015     Mark Hagland
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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
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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
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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

Maine’s HealthInfoNet: Secrets of Sustainability

February 16, 2015     Mark Hagland
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At a time when the broad survival of health information exchanges, especially statewide HIEs, is in question, Dev Culver and his colleagues at Maine’s HealthInfoNet have unlocked the keys to sustainability

Six Pennsylvania HIOs to Join Statewide Exchange in 2015

February 11, 2015     David Raths
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A recent survey of six health information organizations in Pennsylvania highlights areas of operational progress and those that still need work, including harmonizing patient consent and creating a process to allow patients to dispute data included in their...

Statewide-HIE Sustainability in Colorado: CORHIO’s Success Story

February 11, 2015     Mark Hagland
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At a time when the broad survival of statewide HIEs is in real question, Brian Braun and his colleagues at Colorado’s CORHIO have an important story to share

Do You See Your Health IT Platform Becoming an Open Ecosystem?

February 6, 2015     David Raths
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Many CIOs are supportive of the public API approach and are starting to see their health system IT environment as more of an open ecosystem that could take advantage of web services and less of a walled garden where they own and control everything.

Live From eHealth Initiative: Why You Should Care About Patient-Matching Algorithms

February 4, 2015     David Raths
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How important is accurate patient matching to the interoperability of health data? Here’s the problem in a nutshell: In Texas, the Harris County Hospital District’s database has medical records on almost 2,500 people named Maria Garcia and 231 of them have the...

Ohio’s Statewide HIE: Success, Strategy, and Services

February 3, 2015     Mark Hagland
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Dan Paoletti, CEO of the Ohio Health Information Partnership, which runs CliniSync, Ohio’s statewide HIE, explains how his organization established the foundation for long-term sustainability—and what will be required in the future

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.
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