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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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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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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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Healthix Partners with HBI Solutions, Adding Real-time Predictive Analytics to HIE Offerings

Healthix, the nation’s largest public health information exchange (HIE), with data of over 16 million patients, has selected HBI Solutions to offer predictive analytics and performance analysis capabilities to its participant organizations.

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Healthix Now Certified with eHealth Exchange

The eHealth Exchange, a rapidly growing network of exchange partners who securely share clinical data across the U.S., using a standardized approach and leveraging a common legal and governance framework, has certified Healthix to share health information with other states and certified organizations.

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Healthix Selected for Medicaid Claims Data Integration Pilot

The availability of Medicaid claims data through the RHIO has been long anticipated. NYSDOH has selected Healthix and three other New York State RHIOs (Bronx RHIO, Hixny, and HealtheConnections) to participate in a pilot to integrate Medicaid claims data into the HIE.

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Medical Record Sharing Yields Better Care and Improved Outcomes

Electronic medical records have replaced paper, but what’s gaining traction now is linking health care providers across multiple settings with access to patients’ records.

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SpectraMedix Contracts with Healthix to Facilitate DSRIP Data Sharing

SpectraMedix has contracted with Healthix, a New York State Qualified Entity (QE), to enable health information exchange between New York City and Long Island area healthcare providers and the Staten Island Performing Provider System (SI PPS).

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What’s the Best Way to Boost Health Information Exchange? Report to Congress Highlights Challenges, Potential Solutions

InfoRisk Today released an article on titled “What’s Best Way to Boost Health Information Exchange. This story takes the recent Report to Congress which highlight the challenges and potential solutions and provides and overview. To read the full story click here >

December Newsletter: New Healthix Platform Goes Live, Data Expands Dramatically, sPRL allows for statewide patient data

This issue focuses on Healthix Platform Goes Live, Healthix Patient Data Expands Dramatically, Statewide data now available (sPRL), Healthix Delivering Actionable Data Real-Time: Clinical Event Notifications and CCDs Delivered into EHR.

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Who’s Going to Care? Building New York’s Care Coordination Workforce

This report by 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East (1199SEIU) and PCDC is a timely and informative look at the challenges in care management. Care coordination and care management are widely recognized as essential to lowering costs and improving patient outcomes and engagement. But the field is still evolving, and the workforce needed to undertake these

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Study Of HIE In Emergency Dept. Shows Significant Reduction In Lab and Radiology Tests

Results were published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association and Center for Technology Innovation at the Brookings Institution. Researchers at the Brookings Institution in cooperation with HEALTHeLINK, conducted a pilot study to examine the impact of the use of health information exchange (HIE) technology on reducing laboratory tests and radiology examinations in

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Intersystems Highlights Success Story: Brooklyn Health Home and Healthix

This story shows an example of Health Information Exchange (HIE) active role in managing the healthcare needs of a complex population for Brooklyn Health Home. It also delves into the enhancement of communications through real-time clinical alerts. For the complete story click here >

VIDEO: Streamlined Access Among Benefits of New SHIN-NY Network — NY1

“Having access to Health information Exchange in a patient care setting can mean the difference between life and death.” — Lewis W. Marshall, Jr. MD, JD, Chairman Ambulatory Care and Community Health, Brookdale Hospital and Medical Center”

Op-Ed “Why Electronic Health Records Matter” – TimesUnion.com

Amanda Parsons and Larry K. McReynolds, provide their commentary on “Why Electronic Health Records Matter”

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Data Used in HIE Can Identify Homeless Patients – Healthcare Informatics

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City have examined Healthix, a New York-based HIE, to see if they could identify patterns that would indicate when someone was homeless. As the researchers noted, homeless patients experience worse outcomes and consume a disproportionate amount of healthcare resources compared to

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