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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.

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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Time: 1:00 PM ET To 2:00 PM ET

Dr. Charles Kennedy, Healthagen Chief Population Officer, will provide a brief history of the ACO Pioneer and MSSP programs, and will discuss current market trends and drivers, and the federal government’s response to them. Learn what’s coming in the next generation of programs such as the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), and the role technology plays in driving the evolution of a new health care marketplace.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Time: 1:00 PM ET To 2:00 PM ET

Population health management encompasses a range of activities aimed at improving outcomes and reducing costs for different groups of patients. To better understand how organizations are approaching population health management, eHealth Initiative surveyed provider organizations in 2015. The survey questions addressed how health information technology supports patient engagement, analytics, and care management.

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Useful Documents

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

A successful transition to population health requires a clinically connected community built on the right technology foundation. Our experts have developed a checklist to help you define the functional requirements needed.  

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Medicity appreciates the challenges you face as your organization prepares for the transition to value-based care or an ACO model.

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In the News

Friday, November 20, 2015 | By Fred Bazzoli | Published by Health Data Management

It’s the accountable care era, and the healthcare world is changing rapidly, according to Nancy Ham, CEO at health information exchange vendor Medicity. Implications for health IT executives will be significant, and coming soon.

Friday, October 23, 2015 | By Patrice Wolfe | Published by Executive Insight

Imagine a healthcare world where providers are combining data in new and interesting ways. Imagine they are spotting trouble before it starts. And just imagine how this can improve population health, the patient experience and reduce healthcare costs! Now consider that this new world is here today. 

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Press Releases

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. The four key findings from the survey reveal (1) cost and technical challenges are key barriers to interoperability; (2) regulatory policies appear to have prompted increased use of core health information exchange (HIE) services such as Direct, care summary exchange, and transitions of care; (3) advanced initiatives are supporting new payment and advanced care delivery models; and (4) sustainable organizations have replaced federal funding with revenue from fees and membership dues.

Friday, October 3, 2014

Direct Trusted Agent accreditation recognizes adherence to data processing standards and compliance with security infrastructure, integrity and trusted identity requirements

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