Surescripts enables healthcare professionals to e-prescribe and access vital clinical information when and where it’s needed. Surescripts operates the nation’s largest clinical health information network.
The Care Connectivity Consortium is an interoperability collaboration working to improve and advance the technology available for comprehensive, secure, reliable and innovative electronic health information exchange across the country. As pioneers in the use of electronic medical records for their patients, all five Care Connectivity Consortium founders—Geisinger Health System, Group Health Cooperative, Intermountain Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente and Mayo Clinic—share a common mission to use health information exchange to support patient-centered, high-value care for the citizens of this nation.
Kaiser Permanente was among five California health care organizations that successfully tested the exchange of clinical health information to improve patient care. Today, they are one of the leaders in the electronic exchange of healhcare data.
INHS manages IT for 38 hospitals and EMR systems for 750 physicians in the Northwest, and has 3.5 million people in a single master patient index. In 2011, 19 of INHS’ hospital customers were awarded “Most-Wired” status and 12 qualified for Stage 1 Meaningful Use incentives. INHS serves as an information hub, providing interoperability among disparate technologies for clinical data.
The Georgia Health Information Network Inc. (GaHIN) serves with the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) and the Georgia Health Information Technology Extension Center (GA-HITEC) in a public-private collaborative to establish Georgia's statewide health information exchange and to connect SAHIEs, large integrated health systems, payers, wellness partners and other health care stakeholders. These organizations have ...
SACRAMENTO — The California Health eQuality (CHeQ) program, managed by the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement (IPHI), has launched a new $1 million Rural Health Information Exchange Incentive Program to help physicians, clinics and hospitals in rural California implement technologies that enable the secure and reliable exchange of health information to improve health-care ...
This study by Frost and Sullivan (expensive!) provides a roadmap for understanding health information exchange. You can find it at http://www.reportlinker.com/p01054206-summary/The-U-S-Health-Information-Exchange-Market.html "We provide an in-depth overview of the technical aspects of health information exchange (HIE), review major government initiatives driving health information exchange efforts across the U.S., define and describe the major market segments and subsegments, and ...
I recently attended a webinar sponsored by the Project Management Institute that featured Kathy Church, Director of Clinical Operations at HealthLINC. A couple of the slides she provided were of interest to me and I have inserted them below. The interface diagram lays out how all the networked pieces fit together while the MU/HIE slide shows how HIEs, MUs and ACOs all fit together.
FCC unveils the New Funding Program For Rural Health Broadband. A primary focus of the Healthcare Connect Fund will be encouraging the growth or formation of statewide regional or Tribal broadband health care networks. Benefits of the program include less expensive broadband data communication.
Healthcare Technology Online recently released a mini white paper, titled “Health Information Exchanges: Improving Patient Outcome through Technology and Healthcare.”
The article, by Paul Steinichen, Vice President of Solutions Engineering at Sandlot Solutions, explains how fourth-generation HIEs are currently being leveraged to enhance clinical collaboration and workflows, while improving patient care.