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Connections Being Made in Statewide Health E-Records Effort -NY1

Jul 3, 2015

It's been an elusive goal for decades, an online system allowing doctors to quickly access a patient's entire health history. The goal is to make finding patients' records easier and cut down on unnecessary treatments. NY1 takes a look at the massive project soon to go online in New York and filed the following report.
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SHIN-NY: New York Ready to Onboard RHIOs Statewide

Jun 1, 2015

The New York eHealth Collaborative will be providing a patient record look-up across the 8 RHIOs beginning July 1. The record look-up is just one of a group of services each RHIO must provide. Others include secure messaging, consent management, admission and discharge notifications, identity management and security, provider and public health clinical information access and public health integration and diagnostic results delivery.
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Healthix Educates Key Groups on Health Information Exchange

May 29, 2015

Healthix partnered with Senator Golden to welcome seniors who gathered to learn about the benefits of timely health-related topics, like Healthix. Across town, a broad, distinguished panel of physicians, academic and industry leaders presented healthcare perspectives for the 21st Century and beyond at 2015 Summit. Also that day,Healthix was invited to participate on a panel discussing the need for improved clinical communication for community paramedicine. A busy, informative day for all.
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New York’s Health Information System Nears Critical Mass - CapitalNewYork.Com

May 20, 2015

CapitalNewYork.Com reported on the SHIN-NY and New York State RHIOS progress in offering HIE. Tom Check, CEO of Healthix was quoted "because patients move around, the regional organizations must be able to communicate with one another. “No matter how fully integrated a delivery network can be, a patient is still going to get outside with other providers,”
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Potential for Community-Based Health Information Exchange Systems to Reduce Hospital Re-admissions

May 14, 2015

The Journal of Medical Informatics Association published an abstract that examined community-wide HIE during a 6-month period in 2009–2010,in the Rochester, New York area and found that usage of an electronic HIE system in the ambulatory setting within 30 days after hospital discharge may effectively prevent hospital re-admissions, thereby supporting the need for ongoing HIE efforts.
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Aurelia Boyer Awarded HIT Men & Women Award at HIMSS2015

May 5, 2015

A Special Congratulations to Aurelia Boyer, CIO of NY Presbyterian for receiving this year’s HIT Men & Women Awards (Influencer Award) at HIMSS2015.
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