HIE Rundown 11-17-17

network-200Health Information Exchange (HIE) is happening every minute of every day. Your personal health information is moving and being viewed to improve the quality of your healthcare and lower the costs. The job will not be complete until all health records are digital and interoperable. Here’s what’s happening to make that reality.

Bernoulli® Health Collaborates with GE Healthcare to Enable Interoperability
Bernoulli® Health (@BernoulliHealth), the developer of the advanced Bernoulli One™ clinical surveillance, medical device integration (MDI), and real-time data analytics platform, announced collaboration with GE Healthcare on the new CARESCAPE Connect data aggregation solution.

J P Systems, Inc. Celebrates C-CDA Interoperability Advancement
With extensive background in Clinical Systems Analysis, J P Systems, Inc. (@JPSYS) subject matter experts helped achieve a key milestone this summer, contributing to improved Veteran’s access to their own personal health records via “My HealtheVet”. My HealtheVet, (MHV), aims to provide veterans with a summary of their overall health and medical information that can be used for sharing with VA and non-VA clinicians.

Innovaccer Appointed by PHIX, a Major Texas-Based HIE to Enhance Health Information Exchange
Innovaccer Inc. (@innovaccer), a Silicon Valley-based healthcare platform company, has been selected by the Paso del Norte Health Information Exchange (PHIX), one of the top health information exchanges in Texas, to leverage PHIX’s technology for data-driven value-based initiatives.

Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP) Renews Contract with Verato
Verato, Inc. (@Verato_Software), a leading provider of cloud-based patient matching solutions, announced that Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP), a not-for-profit regional HIE serving Maryland and the District of Columbia, has renewed its contract to use the Verato Universal™ MPI to automatically process its most difficult potential matches that would otherwise have to be manually reviewed and resolved. The ability to match and link patient identities across its participating organizations is fundamental to CRISP’s core services including its Clinical Query Portal and its Encounter Notification Service.

News from the Sequoia Project
The Sequoia Project (@SequoiaProject) was chartered to advance the implementation of secure, interoperable nationwide health information exchange. The ONC transitioned management of its eHealth Exchange to The Sequoia Project for maintenance. Since 2012, the Exchange has grown to become the largest health information exchange network in the country.

News from the CommonWell
CommonWell Health Alliance (@CommonWell) is devoted to the simple vision that health data should be available to individuals and providers regardless of where care occurs. Additionally, provider access to this data must be built-in health IT at a reasonable cost for use by a broad range of health care providers and the people they serve.

New General Member Announcements: Welcoming New Members, Deployment Strategies Key Themes at the 2017 CommonWell Annual General Meeting and Fall Summit

News from the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative
SHIEC (@SHIEClive) is the National Trade Association for Health Information Exchange Organizations. It is routine for important data about patients’ ongoing care to reside in multiple unconnected organizations. SHIEC member HIEs use information technology and trusted relationships in their service areas to enable secure, authorized exchange of patient information among disparate providers. By providing enhanced access to all available and relevant patient data SHIEC HIE members aim to improve the quality, coordination, and cost-effectiveness of health care provided in their communities. Read their news feed.

  • How an HIE Aided in Recovery from a Ransomware Attack
  • HIE Partnership Targets Health Data Exchange, Population Health
  • Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement and the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative Announce Strategic Partnership

4medica® Joins the SHIEC Strategic Business and Technology Partner Program
4medica (@4medica) announced that it has joined the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC), a national trade association representing health information exchanges (HIEs) across the nation. 4medica is well-known among providers, laboratories and payers as a reliable expert in integrating key clinical systems and data, and joins SHIEC as a Strategic Business and Technology (SB&T) Partner.

ONC Interoperability Pledge
Companies that provide 90 percent of electronic health records used by hospitals nationwide as well as the top five largest health care systems in the country have agreed to implement three core commitments: Consumer Access, No Blocking/Ensuring Transparency, and Standards. The ONC (@ONC_HealthIT) wants vendors to sign a pledge. Is your vendor pledging? Find out who is on the list.

eHealth Initiative Resource Center
Interoperability Files – Check out the new white paper resource in the eHealth Initiative’s (@eHealthDC) Resource Center: Creating a Conduit for Better Health: Technology Connects Medical and Social Services.