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Improving Care Coordination with Data Exchange: Issues Around Community, Standards, Innovation

Kayt Sukel
Leveraging health information exchange in order to improve care coordination is an ideal that is being pursued in a variety of different ways in a variety of different communities

Top Stories

Georgia HIE Grows by 450 Percent

January 28, 2015     Rajiv Leventhal
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The Georgia Regional Academic Community Health Information Exchange’s (GRAChIE) network has grown by 450 percent in the past six months, according to an announcement from the HIE organization.

HIMSS HIE Survey Reveals Progress for Supporting MU

January 27, 2015     Rajiv Leventhal
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Health information exchanges (HIEs) are doing a better job supporting meaningful use Stage 2 than they were a year ago, according to an updated Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) HIE survey.

Building a Sustainable HIE Model in The Sunshine State

January 27, 2015     Rajiv Leventhal
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In Pensacola Fla., HIE presents an array of unique challenges, but one healthcare organization in the area is holding its own.

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

GUEST BLOG: 2015 Promises a Year of Value and Data-Driven Change

January 26, 2015     Linda Lockwood, R.N. and Mike Garzone
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A recent report stated that U.S. healthcare spending increased 3.6 percent to reach $2.9 trillion in 2013, the fifth consecutive year of growth. This unsustainable growth, the continued reimbursement squeeze on healthcare providers and relentless regulatory...

Top Ten Tech Trends: Closing the Gaps in Transitions of Care

January 23, 2015     Rajiv Leventhal
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The movement of a patient from one setting of care to another—and the electronic documentation of that movement—is vital in accurately being able to tell the patient’s entire story, but has also become an area that providers have struggled with in terms of...

In San Diego, a Robust Exploration of HIE and Consumer Engagement

January 20, 2015     Mark Hagland
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What will it mean to achieve “next-generation” health data exchange and true patient/consumer engagement and patient health management? A panel of industry leaders explores the topic at iHT2-San Diego

HCI’s Top 10 Tech Trends 2015: Parsing the Swirl

January 20, 2015     The Editors of HCI
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We offer you, our readers, our Top Tech Trends for 2015. Each of the ten trends has its own significance—and urgency; together, they help paint a portrait of the landscape in U.S. healthcare at a time of fundamental change and intensifying activity.

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...

CORHIO Adds Eight-Hospital Health System to Its HIE

December 29, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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The Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (CORHIO) has announced that HealthONE, an eight-hospital system in the Denver area, has successfully connected to its health information exchange (HIE) network.