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NY State HIE Study: Patient Alerts, Query-Based Exchange Doubled in One Year

February 13, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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More healthcare professionals are receiving patient care alerts and increasingly performing related patient record queries through the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY), according to a new report by the New York eHealth Collaborative (...

ONC Names Two HITAC Co-Chairs

February 13, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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ONC has announced that Robert Wah, M.D., former AMA president and Carolyn Petersen, senior editor of Mayo Clinic’s health information website, will be the new co-chairs of the government’s Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC).

Randy McCleese on What it Means to Be CIO of the Year

February 8, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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McCleese recently spoke with Healthcare Informatics about rural healthcare obstacles, what winning this award means to him, how he’s been able to have success in this role, and how he sees the policy landscape shaking out.

Study Finds Health IT Adoption Has Positive Effect on Medical Outcomes

February 8, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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In a recently published study, two healthcare researchers analyzed the effect of the adoption of health information technology on medical outcomes since 2011.

CHOP Exec to Lead Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers

February 5, 2018  |  David Raths
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The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, a 15-year old New Jersey nonprofit organization known for its healthcare “hotspotting” model, has named Kathleen Noonan its new CEO.

Texas HIE Launches Local Pilot Project to Integrate Social Determinants Data

February 2, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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Two Texas-based organizations, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. and HASA, the statewide HIE for San Antonio and parts of North, Central and South Texas, have launched a pilot project that will, for the first time locally, link social...

Industry Executive Outlines Opportunities, Concerns with ONC’s TEFCA

February 1, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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A HIMSS senior executive has given some early comments on ONC’s draft Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA), calling it a “necessary step to nationwide interoperability.”

VA Proposed Rule Aims to Improve Health Data Exchange Consent

January 29, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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A new proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) seeks to streamline health data exchange of veterans’ medical records by enabling health information exchanges (HIEs) to more easily obtain patient consent.

Don't Tell This ACO MSSP Expectations Can’t Be Met

January 19, 2018  |  Faron Thompson, Chief Operating Officer, Innovation Care Partners
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Innovation Care Partners (ICP), an affiliate of HonorHealth, is among the small number of MSSP ACOs that have achieved outstanding cost savings and clinical outcomes.

How One HIE is Solving its Unique Patient Matching Problem

January 18, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Leaders at CRISP, a regional health information exchange serving Maryland and the District of Columbia, are figuring out the significant and unique challenge of matching and linking patient identities

Randy McCleese Named CHIME-HIMSS CIO of the Year

January 16, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Randy McCleese, CIO of Methodist Hospital in Henderson, Ky., has been named 2017 John E. Gall Jr. CIO of the Year award by CHIME and HIMSS.

Georgia Statewide HIE Awards $500K in Grants

January 12, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN), the statewide health information exchange (HIE) for Georgia, awarded a total of $500,000 to its members in 2017.
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