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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

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Stage 2 Attestations: Mount Carmel Vaults Over the MU Bar

September 30, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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In Part 2 of a two-part series profiling healthcare organizations that have attested to Stage 2 of meaningful use, Mount Carmel’s chief clinical information officer discusses how the organization is moving to an integrated care delivery model.

North Carolina HIEs Partner to Share Patient Health Records

September 29, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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Two North Carolina health information exchanges (HIEs)—Carolinas HealthCare System CareConnect and Mission Health Connect—have agreed to share the health records of patients across the Carolinas.

Surescripts Network Grows, Now Connecting Nearly 1,000 Hospitals

September 26, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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Surescripts, the Arlington, Va.-based operator of a national clinical electronic network, has announced that the addition of nearly 100 major health systems to its network this year.

In Houston, Imaging is Included in the HIE

September 24, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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Greater Houston Health Connect, a public nonprofit regional HIE, covering 20 counties in southeastern Texas, is bringing images into the HIE. Phil Beckett, Ph.D, CTO and acting CEO, explains to HCI why this is a worthy investment in a Q&A.

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.

Nine Calif. HIEs Sign Data Trust Agreement

September 22, 2014     David Raths
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California has taken a significant step on the road to health data interoperability. Nine health information exchange organizations have signed the California Data Use and Reciprocal Support Agreement (CalDURSA), a multi-party trust agreement designed to...

Achieving Statewide Connectivity and Interoperability Down Under: New South Wales’s Experience So Far

September 20, 2014     Mark Hagland
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New South Wales, the most populous state in Australia, is in the middle of groundbreaking work that is making EHR data and diagnostic images available at an unprecedented level of access and seamlessness, on behalf of that state’s people

NH Passes Legislation to Better Secure the Transfer of PHI

September 17, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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Legislation recently passed in the State of New Hampshire that aims to secure protected health information (PHI) better when it's being shared between healthcare providers.

ONC Announces New Blue Button Toolkit

September 16, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has launched a new toolkit designed for organizations that want to use Blue Button technology to help consumers get access to their digital health information.

Making Headway With Data Exchange in the Big Apple

September 3, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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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.

New California HIE Brings on CEO

September 2, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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The California Integrated Data Exchange (Cal INDEX), a developing health information exchange (HIE), has brought on a healthcare IT veteran, David Watson, to be its CEO.

NIH Finalizes Policy on Genomic Data Sharing

August 29, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued its final policy on genomic data sharing (GDS) in an effort to promote data sharing as a way to speed the translation of data into knowledge, products and procedures that improve health while protecting the...