• 31 OCT 16
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    Health information exchange joins Midwest initiative

    Government and Health Care October 25, 2016 | By Charlsie Dewey A group of health information exchanges in the Midwest are joining together to create and test a new concept with the goal of improving health care for patients. Grand Rapids-based Great Lakes Health Connect said it is participating in the U.S. Department of Health

    • 07 OCT 16
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    NeHII’s Deb Bass: HIE Is Changing to Meet Changing Needs

    Healthcare Informatics October 6, 2016 by Mark Hagland NeHII’s Deb Bass sees a bright future for HIEs—as long as their leaders find ways to provide truly needed services You sound very optimistic overall about the future of HIE. You know, there are many HIEs that exist that are delivering value to their participants and stakeholders,

    • 22 JUN 16
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    Innovators & Entrpreneurs: Tulsa startup provides potential solution to medical records access

    by Scott Meacham Published: June 21, 2016 One of the most pressing challenges to improving health care today is that patient data is so fragmented and siloed. Even though electronic health records (EHR) are increasingly the norm, the systems that are used in hospitals, clinics, physicians’ practices, long-term care facilities, pharmacies and by first responders

    • 21 JUN 16
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    Michigan HIE grows by meeting providers’ data transfer needs

    By John Morrissey Published June 20 2016, 6:35am EDT   The odds seemed stacked against a new health information exchange in Michigan as it began operating in what had become a precarious business climate. Unsustainable HIEs in District of Columbia, Kansas City and Kingsport, Tenn., were shutting down. An eHealth Initiative report counted just 18 HIEs among