Sustainability

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.

Patients in Motion: Maine HIE Rolls Out Real-Time Predictive Analytics

January 7, 2015     Gabriel Perna
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In this HCI exclusive, Dev Culver, the CEO of HealthInfoNet, the Statewide HIE in Maine, talks about the organization’s recent rollout of a real-time, predictive analytics service. Just what exactly can predictive analytics services tell care managers and...

Regional Health Information Exchanges Form National Organization

December 15, 2014     David Raths
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As pubic health information exchanges seek to move from their initial grant funding to sustainable business models, a group of approximately 20 HIEs has formed a consortium to share best practices.

The One Thing We Do Know About HIEs

December 10, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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In an era when results are demanded quickly, many have deemed HIEs a failure. But as a recent RAND study confirms, it’s too early to make any definitive claims.

RAND Study: HIEs Have Not Been Evaluated Enough to Determine Benefits

December 2, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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A lack of evaluation of the more than 100 health information exchanges across the U.S. has made it difficult to determine the benefits of HIE, according to a recent review from research organization RAND Corporation.

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...

Survey: HIEs Still Struggling With EHR Interfaces

October 8, 2014     David Raths
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The eHealth Initiative’s 11th annual data exchange survey found that, as in previous years, challenges to interoperability include financial costs of building interfaces, getting consistent and timely response from EHR vendor interface developers, and...

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.

Connecting the Entire Healthcare Community: The Old North State Shows New HIE Growth

July 15, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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In 2009, the groundwork was laid for North Carolina’s HIE to get built. Five years later, the organization’s growth has been significant, now with nearly 800 ambulatory sites and 33 hospitals connected. NC HIE’s president explains how it happened.
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