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Oct. eNewsletter: Minor Data Exchange Begins, eMOLST Data Live, HIMSS18 & More

Exchange of Healthix Minor Data Begins October 16th

Minor data will be available to providers for their patients from birth until 18 years of age — when a parent or guardian gives affirmative consent. 

Also, for providers of minor consented services, Healthix offers a workflow which enables you to receive a one-time consent, at the time of visit, from your minor patient (10 until 18 years of age).  This one-time consent will allow you to view patient data including SAMHSA information, regardless of the original parental consent on record. 

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Healthix De-identified Data, Available for Research

Interested in Leveraging HIE Data to Advance Research?


Healthix Policy defines “Research” as the systematic investigation, including research development, testing and evaluation, designed to develop or contribute to generalized knowledge. Research may focus on informatics, population health, clinical trials, or other dimensions. 
 All applications for research will be reviewed by the
 Healthix Research Committee, 
based on a strict set of eligibility criteria

Security is Essential to Electronic Data Exchange

Information Security is the Defense Against Unauthorized Access, Use or Modification of Data


Like most industries, health IT organizations and health information exchanges prioritize the security and safety of data. Healthix has implemented sophisticated monitoring using state of the art equipment, deployed cyber security specialists, and provided education to Healthix staff. We comply with 
New York State and Federal privacy laws
the requirements of the Statewide Health Information Network of New York. Last year, Healthix received SOC2 security certification and we are currently engaged in meeting HITRUST with MARS-E 

Healthix News

Healthix Receives Additional Funding

to Expand Hub Model and Physician Practice Integration

Through the Qualified Entity Additional Funding Program, NYeC has awarded Healthix funding to expand its successful EHR Hub Model program. Hub model integrations allow Healthix to connect with an EHR vendor through a single connection, eliminating the need to build individual interfaces with each practitioner. This enables faster, streamlined integrations, easy updates and lower implementation costs. Healthix is partnering with a growing number of widely used EHR vendors.

Healthix Receives Net App Award
Healthix was named a global “Top 8 Honoree” in the 13th annual NetApp Innovation Awards held October 3, at Insight Las Vegas. Healthix’s best-in-class usage of NetApp technology represents a tangible example of a company that is changing the world with data.

eMOLST Data now live in Healthix

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield now provides Healthix participating organizations access to eMOLST data through our HIE. eMOLST data is a standardized set of medical orders documented on the MOLST form that reflect the patient’s preferences for life-sustaining treatment.

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Healthix Accepted as HIMSS18 Education Speaker

The Healthix proposal: Identifying Frequent ED Users in HIE Impacts Case Management will be a co-presented by Dr. Jason Shapiro, Assoc. Prof. and Chief of Informatics, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai Health System and Tom Moore, VP of Innovation at Healthix. The speakers will present how health information exchange can be used to improve Emergency Department management, helping to inform caregiver decisions and empower programs to reduce ED overuse and lower healthcare costs. HIMSS18 will be held March 5 – 9, 2018 at the Venetian – Palazzo – Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, NV.

New York eHealth Collaborative Hosts 2017 Gala & Awards 

Each year, the Gala & Awards is attended by over 250 elite 
C-suite executives, leaders, and policymakers from New York State’s largest and most prominent health systems, health plans, associations, and public sector organizations. This year’s event will be held November 1.  

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New Patient-Focused and HIE Educational Materials Now Available

The printed material, posters, videos and PowerPoint presentations can be used to educate staff, community partners and patients as to the vital role of health information exchange. The materials address the importance of giving consent. If you wish to outreach with these materials, we are happy to co-brand the information for your use.   


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