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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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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.

Achieving Connected Healthcare Through Greater Interoperability

November 18, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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On November 17, at the New York eHealth Collaborative's (NYeC) 2014 Digital Health Conference, a panel of interoperability thought leaders provided an insider’s view of which interoperability efforts are gaining traction, which challenges present the...

Organizations Collaborate for EHR/HIE Connectivity

November 17, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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The EHR/HIE Interoperability Workgroup (IWG) has formed a strategic relationship with HIMSS and Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) USA to streamline the process for achieving connectivity between EHR and HIE systems.

Two Regional HIEs in N.Y. Merge Into One

November 17, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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Two regional health information exchanges (HIEs) in New York have merged into a single, unified qualified entity called HealthlinkNY

Georgia, South Carolina Connect Statewide HIEs

November 14, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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Georgia and South Carolina have announced the successful connection between their two statewide heath information exchanges (HIEs), becoming one of the first state-to-state HIEs in the country.

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.

Consumers Want Data Sharing, Despite Privacy Concerns

November 12, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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Although 75 percent of patients express concern over the privacy and security of their medical records, less than one in 10 individuals withhold information from their healthcare providers due to those concerns, according to a nationwide survey by the Office of...

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...

ONC Report Highlights ACO Successes

November 3, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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A new report from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) looks at two case studies of communities that have made significant investments to support accountable care in their transition away from the fee-for-service system.

Public vs. Private HIEs (Part 3)

October 31, 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 3 of this four-part series is with Dan Paoletti, CEO of the Ohio Health Information Partnership, which operates...

Public vs. Private HIEs (Part 2)

October 24, 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 2 of this four-part series is with Michael Matthews, CEO of the regional HIE, MedVirginia.

Navigating Through the Muddy Interoperability Waters

October 16, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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Early last week, KLAS research released a much-anticipated report on provider organizations’ journeys towards greater EHR interoperability. The study’s results might make things murkier at first, but a deeper look helps gain some perspective.