• 20 SEP 17
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    SHIEC Elects 2017-2018 Board of Directors

    Collaborative Expands Board with Addition of Three New Seats Grand Junction, Colorado (SEPTEMBER 20, 2017) – The Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC), a national trade association representing health information exchanges (HIEs), today announced the results of its board election held during the 2017 SHIEC Annual Conference. Board members were selected from its member base,

    • 18 SEP 17
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    Coding Challenges: Hospital Readmissions from a Health Information Exchange Perspective

    Published by HIMSS A standard approach to managing population data often yields valuable results for clinical teams, as well as the patients they serve. I discussed this topic in my previous blog. In this post, I reviewed the lack of a standard approach gathering and analyzing the readmission data from hospital to hospital for useful

    • 14 SEP 17
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    Health Data Exchange Could Save Medicare $3.12 Billion a Year

    Published by HealthIT Analytics If HIEs successfully expanded across the nation, enhanced health data exchange could generate significant savings for Medicare. An integrated national health data exchange system could reduce Medicare spending by more than $3 billion each year by enhancing coordinated care and fostering more effective population health management programs, asserts a new study

    • 08 SEP 17
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    EHRs: The Challenge of Making Electronic Data Usable and Interoperable

    Published by: P&T Community As recently as 2012, an estimated 63% of physicians were still using the fax machine as a primary means of communication, a statistic that may be mind-boggling to those outside the health care industry. But in today’s digital age, with more and more doctors using electronic health records (EHRs), this office