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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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Healthix Introduces Alert System – Federal Telemedicine News

The article appearing in Federal Medicine News states “Healthix’s patient alert system known as Clinical Event Notifications, triggers over 5,000 monthly real-time updates to case managers about their high-risk patients enabling them to better navigate crisis situations and develop comprehensive healthcare plans to further their care in the future.”

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Payer-led HIE takes another step — Healthcare IT News

The article report’s on Healthfirst, a not-for-profit health plan serving more than one million members in greater NYC, use of a health information exchange and clinical portal for providers in its network.

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Success with Healthix HIE for Brooklyn Health Home and Oscar Health Insurance — HIE Answers

The website HIE Answers recently reported on the success of Healthix HIE for Brooklyn Health Home and Oscar Health Insurance. Specifically detailing how the timely exchange of patient information among involved providers has driven measurable improvements in patient engagements and outcomes for Brooklyn Health Home. As well as how a new insurance company is using

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Why this Health Insurer Wants Instant Alerts from the ER — Fast Company

Why One Health Insurer Wants to Make Sure Doctors are Instantly Notified When a Patient is in the Emergency Room. “…The technology, provided by an organization called Healthix that maintains clinical records for more than 7.5 million patients in and around New York city, is designed to get patient information from primary care professionals and

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