• 09 JAN 17
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    Pennsylvania Sees Dramatic Drop in Opioid Prescriptions

    Date: 1/7/2017 Author: Christine Vestal Within months of launching a registry to prevent patients from receiving opioids and other potentially addictive prescription drugs from more than one doctor, Pennsylvania saw a substantial drop in the number of prescriptions for painkillers such as Vicodin, OxyContin and Percocet. Authorized by the Legislature in 2014, Pennsylvania’s prescription drug

    • 03 JAN 17
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    3 Midwest exchanges begin sharing patient data

    Author: Fred Bazzoli Date published: 1/3/2017 Three health information exchanges in the Midwest are exchanging patient data in a significant step forward to develop and test a Patient Centered Data Home that could serve as a model for exchanging data between HIEs nationwide. The initiative is part of a larger pilot funded by the Office of

    • 29 DEC 16
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    iSpecimen, Great Lakes Health Connect to form biospeciman HIE

    Date published: Nov. 9, 2016 Author: Cara Livernois iSpecimen, a supplier of human biospecimens, and Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC), the leading health information exchange (HIE) in Michigan, have teamed to improve the data network of biospecimens available for research purposes. With 129 hospitals and 4,000 primary, specialty and allied care organizations, GLHC is in charge

    • 12 DEC 16
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    Denise Hines Receives Phoenix Award for Community Leadership

    Date published: December 8,2016 Author: Lynn Hood, GaHIN Denise Hines Receives Phoenix Award for Community Leadership ATLANTA, GA–(Marketwired – Dec 8, 2016) – Denise Hines, DHA, PMP, FHIMSS, CEO of eHealth Services Group and Executive Director of Georgia Health Information Network(GaHIN), received the Phoenix Community Leader of the Year Award at the 2016 Health IT