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Dr. Salvatore Volpe to receive prestigious Patient-Centered Medical Home Practice Award

Dr. Volpe has shown unparalleled commitment and dedication to promoting a coordinated health care system that achieves improved quality and access.

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August Newsletter: Patient Portal, Interactive Participant List, Alerts for 30-Day ED Re-admits and More

In this issue we introduce the new Website, Interactive Participant List, Patient Portal. PPS Partner integration, Alerts for 30-day re-admit, Auditor tool, Staten Island PPS recognition and J2 rated best companies to work for.

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Karen DeSalvo, MD, Steps Down as National Coordinator of ONC for HHS Role

Karen DeSalvo, M.D. is focusing on her full-time role as Acting Assistant Secretary for Health. Vindell Washington, MD, will replace her as National Coordinator, overseeing the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).

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Over 8.8 Million New Yorkers Are Giving Consent (SHIN-NY)

Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY) now holds over 40 million patient records, processes over 2.8 million transactions a month, and has over 62,000 users. Hits milestone of 8.8 million patient consents.

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Healthix Breaking News – eCard

In this issue healthix highlights new HBI Solutions partnership to offer predictive analytics to participating organizations, 7 new pharmacies join healthix, OPKO’s BioReference Laboratories joins Healthix to integrate lab data of millions of patients across NYS, and new data initiative begins to fill data gaps in effort to align with Meaningful Use

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Why HIE Data Analytics are Critical for Behavioral Healthcare (Health IT Analytics)

In the healthcare industry, “interoperability” is more than just a technical term for the way electronic health record systems shuffle information back and forth.

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Healthix Community Consent FAQs

Why Healthix Community Consent? What are the Benefits of Healthix Community Consent? What if we are already collecting Healthix Single-Participant Consent? How does Healthix comply with federal regulations that require that data from 42 CFR Part 2 facilities not be disclosed? How will we know what the “source of truth” is if our registration system

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Building Trust Takes Many Pathways by Lorraine Fernandes, IBM

Lorraine recently attended an event “Closing the Gaps: Benefits of HIE for Care Coordination”, where topics focused on the need for richer, real-time, actionable data to support care coordination and analytics. Based on panelists, she identified four key pathways for building trust: transparency, data exchange, decision support, and consent.

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HIStalk Interviews Tom Check, President and CEO, Healthix

A comprehensive, informative interview was conducting with questions ranging from ”How have you seen physician practice participation change since the HIE got its start?” to How does an HIE like Healthix, and the larger SHIN-NY network, add value to population health management programs?

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April Newsletter: NYCEPS, Medicaid Claims Data and More

This issue highlights NYCEPS launch, Healthix Selected for Medicaid Claims Data Integration Pilot,Healthix Certified with eHealth Exchange, Amida Care Expands Use of Healthix, Healthix Expands EHR Hub Models and Enhances Portal to Meet Customer Needs.

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