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.
The Manitoba eHealth Program facilitates the transformation of healthcare delivery through the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for health system users in Manitoba. Manitoba eHealth offers a single integrated organization capable of providing province-wide solutions under the direction of the Manitoba eHealth Program Council to: Integrate health systems across regions and care sectors Improve and expand ...
New Jersey has four (but it looks like five on the map below) regional health information organizations (HIOs) operating in the State. The map belows shows the hospitals and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) that are participating in each of the HIOs (last updated Apr. 2012).
The Health Information Network of Arizona (HINAz) is an Arizona not-for-profit that began through the work of Southern Arizona Health Information Exchange and Arizona Medical Information Exchange. The two entities joined together to build a more comprehensive HIE for Arizona. HINAz represents the work of a community of dedicated individuals and has become a collaborative ...
Jersey Health Connect (JHC) is one of New Jersey’s first and most successful Regional Health Information Organizations. The state officially sponsors four HIEs, although by many of the maps that are published it there appear to be five to eight.
JHC is one of the leader in New Jersey’s state-level HIE efforts and is looking to be an early participant in the National Health Information Network (NHIN).
Health-e-cITi-NJ Overview is one of five of the major health information organizations in New Jersey. It includes eight of the major hospitals in the Greater Newark Area who have come together to form a Health Information Exchange.
The Alaska eHealth Network has faced enormous challenges in getting their Health Information Organization launched (if you had the large, rural geography they have you would know what I mean). They have been very successful in bringing things together, especially in the Direct Project, and secure messaging.
AeHN uses Orion to provide their HIE infrastructure software and direct messaging capabilities.