• 19 JAN 16
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    Untangling the HIE Mess

    Managed Care Magazine (Cover Story) January 2016    Jan Greene Technical, financial, existential—health information exchanges (HIEs) have been plagued by all sorts of problems. But payers want in because of value-based payment.   In 2014, California’s two big Blues health plans, neither known for being particularly Pollyannaish, sunk $80 million into building a database of

    • 26 AUG 15
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    Assessing payer perspectives on health information exchange

    Journal of the American Informatics Association Editor-in-Chief   Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD, PhD Abstract Objective To identify factors that impede payer engagement in a health information exchange (HIE), along with organizational and policy strategies that might effectively address the impediments. Materials and Methods Qualitative analysis of semi-structured interviews with leaders from 17 varied payer organizations from across