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THSA’s Tony Gilman: HIE is the Cornerstone of Healthcare Transformation

Rajiv Leventhal
In preparation for a panel on health information exchange at the Healthcare Informatics Executive Summit in May, Tony Gilman, Texas Health Services Authority CEO, gives his thoughts on HIE developments in Texas and across the nation, as well as challenges and what the future holds.

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NJ Launches Statewide HIE

April 11, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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The New Jersey statewide health information exchange (HIE) launched this week, according to the New Jersey Health Commissioner Mary E. O'Dowd.

DirectTrust, ONC Relationship Continues

April 8, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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DirectTrust, a non-profit trade alliance which aims to advance the exchange of health information via the Direct protocol, is continuing its cooperative agreement with the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health IT for a second full year.

HEALTHeLINK Offers Syndromic Surveillance Reporting to NYSDOH

April 4, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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HEALTHeLINK, Western New York’s health information exchange (HIE), has launched an automated syndromic surveillance reporting service for its hospital partners to detect outbreaks and monitor disease developments.

For Many States, Medicaid Now Driving HIE Agenda

April 3, 2014     David Raths
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As state-level health information exchanges shift gears from grant-funded to self-sustaining, many are finding that the needs of their state Medicaid agencies are driving their agendas. States that had built very lightweight state-level HIE services are...

Live From State HIT Summit: Beyond Meaningful Use — Policy Levers to Promote Interoperability

April 1, 2014     David Raths
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Speaking at the State Healthcare IT Connect Summit in Baltimore on April 1, Kelly Cronin, health reform coordinator for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, described how ONC and HHS plan to pull all available levers in working with state...

Report: Global Healthcare IT Market to Reach $66B by 2020

April 1, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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The global healthcare IT market is projected to reach $66 billion by 2020, driven by streamlining clinical workflow processes, according to a new report from market researcher Global Industry Analysts (GIA).

NY Legislature Allocates $55m for Statewide HIE

March 31, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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The New York State Legislature voted this week to expand and build out the statewide health information exchange (HIE) with an investment of $55 million.

THSA’s Tony Gilman: HIE is the Cornerstone of Healthcare Transformation

March 26, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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In preparation for a panel on health information exchange at the Healthcare Informatics Executive Summit in May, Tony Gilman, Texas Health Services Authority CEO, gives his thoughts on HIE developments in Texas and across the nation, as well as challenges and...

GAO: HHS Needs More Specific Strategy Around HIE

March 26, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) strategy surrounding health information exchange is not specific enough for stakeholders to take action, according to a recent U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report.

Unity Finds Harmony in a Private HIE Infrastructure

March 20, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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With four different EHR systems that couldn’t speak to each other, Unity Health System in Rochester, N.Y. needed to create a longitudinal view of the patient’s record. Instead of “rip and replace” it created an integrated health information exchange (HIE) that...

CORHIO Aims to Reduce ER Visits Through HIE

March 14, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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The Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (CORHIO) has opened its health information exchange (HIE) to True North Health Navigation—a mobile emergency medical unit—to allow access to vital patient information through the HIE.

Moving Forward on Image-Sharing in Colorado—CORHIO’s New Thrust

March 13, 2014     Mark Hagland
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The Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (CORHIO) has been moving forward on numerous fronts, including with regard to building a statewide platform for diagnostic image-sharing