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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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Webinars

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

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

With the shift to value-based models and the subsequent drive to improve care, reduce costs and increase patient satisfaction, the role of analytics has become more important than ever. Banner Health is regarded as one of the top health systems in the U.S. With 29 acute and critical access hospitals, more than 1,000 doctors, and $5.4 billion in revenue, Banner has mastered the art of transforming big data into analytics and insights, helping the organization reach its population health goals.

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. 


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Useful Documents

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. 


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In the News

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.


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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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