November 8, 2018 | Heather Landi, Associate Editor
Hawaii Health Information Exchange (HHIE), Hawaii’s state-designated HIE, is taking action to improve patient identification and the accuracy of provider data for enhanced care coordination across the state.
The leaders of Colorado’s statewide HIE, CORHIO, have been pushing ahead to advance the next phase of HIE evolution, moving into intensive data normalization work, even as they expand the types of data being shared across the Centennial State
November 1, 2018 | Heather Landi, Associate Editor
Seven physician-led health information exchanges (HIEs) are now connected to the Military Health System (MHS), enabling MHS providers to have access to patients’ electronic health records to support clinical decision making at the point of care.
September 24, 2018 | Heather Landi, Associate Editor
A New York regional HIE, HealthlinkNY, has publicly come out against another regional HIE’s plans to expand its services into HealthlinkNY’s market, saying it creates “confusion and uncertainty” in the marketplace.
September 17, 2018 | Heather Landi, Associate Editor
Hixny, a regional health information exchange (HIE) based in Albany, has added nine counties to its territory, committing a significant amount of funding over the next 18 months to connect local providers.
August 25, 2018 | David Raths, Contributing Editor
Next year, Alameda County, Calif., will launch a social health information exchange (SHIE) and community health record (CHR), focused initially on high utilizers of medical, behavioral, housing and emergency services.
Donald Rucker, M.D., National Coordinator for health IT, offered attendees at the 2018 SHIEC Annual Conference a cautious overview of some of the current issues around interoperability, burden reduction, and TEFCA
Verona, Wis.-based Epic is inviting healthcare provider organizations that don’t use Epic’s electronic health record (EHR) to its “un-Users Group Meeting” at its Verona headquarters to learn how to exchange data with Epic.
August 15, 2018 | Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
Two leaders at KPMG recently spoke with Healthcare Informatics about the greatest use cases for blockchain in healthcare today, and how quickly providers and payers might start moving into full-scale projects.
Unless the healthcare IT ecosystem experiences major policy changes or leaps in technological capabilities, many hospitals will not reach Stage 7 of HIMSS Analytics’ Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model until 2035, according to new research.
The Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC), a national collaborative representing health information exchanges (HIEs), has announced the addition of three new HIE members: HealthInfoNet (Maine), OneHealthPort, (Washington) and WISHIN, (...
The Philadelphia-based Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance (MANNA) has become a participating member of HealthShare Exchange (HSX), which enables the food alliance to receive important medical updates from HSX on its clients.
Francine Sandrow, M.D., chief health information officer at the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, details how the VHA is leveraging health IT to change the way patients experience medical care and to improve health outcomes.
HIEs have been brought into the healthcare ecosystem to connect providers, improve workflow and coordinate care with others, in real-time. But HIEs are also serving as a critical component in the industry’s value-based care shift.
Salt Lake City-based Health Catalyst, a data analytics company, has completed its acquisition of Medicity, a developer of health information exchange (HIE) technology, and the deal adds data exchange capabilities to Health Catalyst’s data, analytics and decision...
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has signed off on California’s Health Information Technology (HIT) for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) proposal for $40 million through September 30, 2021, according to the California Emergency Medical...
July 5, 2018 | the Editors of Healthcare Informatics
As part of Healthcare Informatics 100 questionnaire, vendors were asked to estimate the percentage of revenue earned in each of their product segments sold. Inside, we reveal the top 5 companies by revenue within seven different categories.