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Friday, June 5, 2015
South Dakota Health Link has become one of the nation’s most successful state health information exchanges (HIE), thriving when other state HIEs have struggled or disbanded.
Health Link, which is provided by the South Dakota Department of Health, has strategically developed service offerings that are designed to spur member adoption and ensure the organization’s ongoing sustainability. These include direct services, query-based services and health information service provider services, all provided by Health Link’s technology provider, Medicity.
Thursday, June 4, 2015
While many providers now use electronic health records (EHRs) as a part of health care reform, communication is still largely paper-based. Many of them still rely on paper-based orders, test results, referrals and care transitions. In fact, a recent study shows only 14 percent of doctors electronically share patient information with other providers outside of their facility.1 As a result, staff members spend much of their day on time-consuming faxes, paperwork and calls. These tasks reduce productivity. They also often lead to delays, miscommunications and low patient and doctor satisfaction.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
In this webinar, Brian Ahier, Director of Standards and Government Affairs for Medicity, provides a short overview of the changing health care landscape and the role of the HIE in helping organizations move toward value based care models. He touches on the latest on Meaningful Use 3 and FHIR. From there, Dan Paoletti, CEO of Ohio Health Information Partnership, delves into the CliniSync story, providing an in-depth analysis of the organization’s journey to success. Paoletti also provides best practices and other take-aways that attendees can apply to their own organizations.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
On March 20, 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services, CMS and the ONC announced the release of the Stage 3 notice of proposed rule making for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records Incentive Programs, and the 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Criteria. Learn more about the latest release by viewing our recorded webinar, "Stage 3 Meaningful Use Proposed Rules: Focus on Requirements for Eligible Hospitals." Meaningful Use expert Jim Tate of EMR Advocate and national thought leader Brian Ahier of Medicity, review and discuss the requirements for Stage 3 for Eligible Hospitals.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Our solutions are designed to help you proactively manage entire patient populations, turn data into intelligence and transition to new payment models, including accountable care.
Monday, June 1, 2015
With Medicity Manage you can improve care management effectiveness through evidenced-based clinical standards for comprehensive decision support.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | By Nancy J. Ham And Madhavi Vemireddy | Published by hfma
Data-driven care management for high-risk populations is usually discussed in terms of clinical outcomes, but the systems that drive these efforts can also improve financial outcomes. In fact, poor compliance with care management guidelines is estimated to cost the U.S. healthcare system $290 billion a year.
Monday, July 20, 2015 | Published by PR Newswire
Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC), the leading Health Information Exchange in Michigan, recently surpassed a goal to have 1,000 medical practices using its closed-loop Referrals application and will soon link 1,000 provider practices to the state's immunization registry. This growth comes on the heels of the recent announcement that GLHC has surpassed 1 billion health information transactions annually, making it one of only a few health information exchanges in the country to achieve this kind of volume.
Friday, October 10, 2014
eHealth Initiative presented its key findings from their 11th annual survey of health data exchange on October 8, 2014 via webinar to over 230 participants.
Friday, October 3, 2014
Direct Trusted Agent accreditation recognizes adherence to data processing standards and compliance with security infrastructure, integrity and trusted identity requirements