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SHIEC Appoints New Interim Executive Director – Pam Matthews, RN, MBA, FHIMSS, CPHIMS

SHIEC also launched a search for a permanent executive director, to take the helm of the largest, HIEs in the country.

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February’17 Newsletter: MOLST Data, Radiology Images and More

This Issue announces MOLST is going to share data re: end of life care, NYeC outlines future year, Radiology Images Now on Healthix, and latest news on: HIMSS2017, HIE to HIE, Clinical Alerts Expansion, HBI Video, Enhanced Portal Security, Hub Models Expansion

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Check out the SHIN-NY Spotlight (Jan 2017)

The SHIN-NY Spotlight is a quarterly update on the progress the State is making in developing New York’s health information exchange (HIE), the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY). In this issue the new Executive Director addresses the future, goals and innovations.

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Data Exchange Incentive Program (DEIP)

$10,000 in incentive funding per organization is available (in accordance with eligibility and program requirements). This program is pen to Article 28 nursing homes, Article 36 homecare agencies & programs, Article 40 hospice facilities, Behvioral Health providers (OMH, OASAS, HCBS designated providers) and organizations with Medicare and/or Medicaid EPs (non hospital)

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Join the Webinar: Evolve from Master Patient Index to Identity Interoperability

The job of matching patient identities is becoming more difficult than ever before because of 5 major trends:
1. External data exchange 2. Patient engagement through portals and personal health record (PHR) apps 3. Analytics for PopHealth and outcome optimization 4. Innovative new applications and devices 5. Hospital consolidation

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New law enables New York clinicians to access patient data for minors via state HIE

The rule will help make available accurate and up-to-date information for minors who may see several physicians, or whose caregivers don’t have their medical history on-hand.

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Two-Factor Security Verification is Live

To enhance the security of protected health information (PHI), the New York State Department of Health has mandated a multi-factor authentication process before accessing data in the Healthix Portal. This process begins for Portal Users on December 20th

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eHealth Technologies Provides Diagnostic Quality Medical Images to Healthix Participants

Funding is currently available for hospitals and imaging centers to share their images with this service through Healthix.

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December Newsletter: Closing Quality Gaps, Highlights 2016, Two-Factor Security

The December issue contained articles on: the Healthix Highlights for 2016; Closing the Gap: Healthix Commitment to Data Quality and Integrity; Two-Factor Security Verification for Healthix Portal Users; News fromCrains Health Pulse. Fierce Healthcare, Digital Health; Marking World’s AIDs Day: Amida Care and ICL Celebrates 30 years Providing for a Community in Need. Also a Happy Holidays from the Healthix Team

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How New York RHIO Tackles Patient Matching by Fierce Healthcare

Patient matching continues to challenge healthcare organizations, though a glimmer of progress emerged in a report accompanying a fiscal 2017 funding bill, in which the House appropriations committee directed the Department of Health and Human Services to provide technical assistance to private-sector-led patient-matching initiatives.

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