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”

SHIN-NY: New York Ready to Onboard RHIOs Statewide

The New York eHealth Collaborative will be providing a patient record look-up across the 8 RHIOs beginning July 1.

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New York’s Health Information System Nears Critical Mass – CapitalNewYork.Com

When New York health officials refer to the state’s ambitious new health-information project, they like to say that they are building nothing less than a new public utility… it will distribute patient information, uploaded to a central hub, to any doctor authorized to view it. If the investment in the project—officially called the State Health

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Final State Budget Funds Statewide Health Information Network of New York

Funding Will Help to Drive Adoption and Usage of New York’s Electronic Health Records System

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SHIN-NY gets a lift – HIE Watch

The Empire State’s health information network is getting continued support from lawmakers.

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