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UF Health Receives $2.2 Million CDC Grant for Telemedicine Project

October 17, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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UF Health Jacksonville in Florida will be using a $2.2 million federal grant to launch a telemedicine program aimed at improving care for patients living with HIV in an urban setting.

Two Major Healthcare Collaboratives Partner to Improve Regional Data Sharing

October 17, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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NRHI a national organization of regional healthcare improvement collaboratives, and SHIEC, a national trade association representing health information exchanges, are now joining forces.

With the Future of CMMI in Dynamic Flux, One Federal Advocacy Leader Shares His Perspectives

October 13, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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Like leaders of other healthcare professional associations, Blair Childs of Premier Inc. has been carefully watching what’s been happening with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), as CMMI’s payment innovation work remains an industry focus

NYU Langone Receives Grant to Assess Hospitals’ Role in Improving Community Health

October 12, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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NYU Langone Health’s Department of Population Health is establishing the Office for Enhancing Hospitals’ Role in Improving Community Health, funded by a major grant of close to $800,000 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).

As North Carolina Moves Towards Medicaid Managed Care, Its Leaders Approach the Operational Issues

October 11, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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As North Carolina moves to transform its Medicaid program into a managed care one, its operations leaders are tackling the process and IT challenges involved, notes Sam Gibbs, a speaker at the upcoming Health IT Summit in Raleigh

The CEO of Indiana’s Statewide HIE Sees Complexity in the Push for Interoperability

October 10, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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John Kansky, president and CEO of the Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE), offers his perspectives on the complex challenges ahead in achieving true interoperability in health information exchange

The Texas Hospital Association’s Bold Data Analytics Thrust

October 4, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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Leaders at the Texas Hospital Association have been innovating around data analytics, supporting its advocacy leaders in communicating with state legislators, and also helping hospitals to improve their quality and cost outcomes

UHIN, Utah’s Statewide HIE, Pushes the Envelope on Interoperability

October 2, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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UHIN, the Utah Health Information Network, that Utah’s statewide HIE, is moving forward quickly to connect payers, providers, public health, and patients, across Utah and beyond—with documented results

In Raleigh, North Carolina’s HIE Moves Forward—under a State Government Mandate

September 28, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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The North Carolina Health Information Exchange Authority, or NC HIEA, is advancing rapidly in its statewide HIE capabilities—with the rock-solid support of a state government mandate, and funding

HIE Leaders Crack the Code on Indispensability

September 7, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
At the SHIEC Conference in Indianapolis last week, all eyes were on the future, and a range of opportunities for health information exchanges to make themselves indispensable to payers, providers, and public health

National HIE Leader Deb Bass Shares her Perspectives on HIEs’ Opportunity in this Moment

September 6, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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Deb Bass, CEO of the Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NeHII), shared insights on the opportunities (and challenges) facing health information exchanges in the present moment in U.S. healthcare

At the SHIEC Conference, Payers and Social Service Providers Highlight Collaboration Plans with HIEs

September 1, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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At the SHIEC Annual Conference in Indianapolis this week, leaders of health plan and social service organizations agreed: HIEs can provide needed data to help both plans and social service providers to enhance community health status

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