HIE Rundown 4-15-2015

HIE Weekly RundownHealth 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.

MetroChicago HIE to Debut DirectRoute Clinical Communications from Secure Exchange Solutions
MetroChicago Health Information Exchange (HIE), powered by Sandlot Solutions (@SandlotSolution), is bringing its members a revolutionary way to manage their clinical communication. DirectRoute allows every provider, department and hospital with a Direct address to set up a personalized message routing profile, empowering each end user to customize how they receive secure patient information from their colleagues, whether inside their EHR, on a web portal or on a mobile device. Read press release.

Indiana HIE Partners with DataMotion to Deliver Secure Health Information via Direct Messaging
DataMotion (@DataMotion), an experienced email encryption and health information service provider (HISP), announced that the Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE), the nation’s largest health information exchange, has deployed the company’s Direct Secure Messaging solution to facilitate high-volume, secure delivery of protected health information (PHI). The solution will bring universal interoperability and HIPAA-compliant security to IHIE’s electronic delivery service.

Mana Health Launches ManaCloud Platform; Meets Meaningful Use Stage 3 Requirements for Patient Data Access with Unified API
Mana Health (@Manahealth), a technology company that creates data-driven solutions for healthcare, announced the availability of its ManaCloud Platform, a secure, HIPAA-compliant cloud platform that unifies electronic medical records (EMRs) with patient-generated data and offers a developer-friendly Application Programming Interface (API) to support authorized access. The launch comes on the heels of the recently announced Meaningful Use—Stage 3 (MU-3) proposed rule, which requires the use of API for sharing data with patients and making available patient-generated data to providers along the continuum of care.

Carequality Introduces Trust Principles for Secure Interoperability Among U.S. Data Sharing Networks
Carequality (@CarequalityNetannounced the publication of the Carequality Trust Principles, the policy foundation for connecting health data sharing networks throughout the U.S. Carequality, a Healtheway initiative, is a public-private collaborative supporting nationwide health IT interoperability to accomplish in healthcare what the telecommunications industry did to link cell phone networks.

Secure Exchange Solutions to Highlight Improvements in Healthcare Delivery Achieved Through Direct Notification Service at HIMSS15
Secure Exchange Solutions (@Secure_Exchange) brings its market-leading HISP services to the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase™ which takes place in Chicago, IL from April 13-15, 2015 at the 2015 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition. The HIMSS Interoperability Showcase features seamless health information exchange in multiple care settings through a Health Journey that demonstrates interoperable clinical solutions. Secure Exchange Solutions will be demonstrating how integrated Direct secure messaging helps to achieve complete care coordination in a live demonstration of interoperability among several healthcare stakeholders using separate systems to manage the care of a U.S. soldier who is wounded overseas and then treated in multiple facilities. Read press release.

NMHIC Launches Platform to Expand Patient Data Sharing, Partners with National Leader in Health Information Solutions
The New Mexico Health Information Collaborative (NMHIC), announced the successful Go-Live of its statewide health information exchange (HIE) network, to improve the quality, safety and efficiency of health care delivery across the state. NMHIC HIE enables the secure electronic exchange of patient health information, with patient consent, among different and unrelated healthcare organizations using different electronic health record systems. Patients will maintain the power to control who has access to their records.

Final State Budget Funds Statewide Health Information Network of New York
The New York State Legislature voted to support New York’s electronic health records system – known as the Statewide Health Information Network of New York (the SHIN-NY). The final New York State Fiscal Year 2015-16 Budget includes $45M in State funding for the SHIN-NY and its Regional Health Information Organizations (RHIOs), which will continue the work to build this public network, allowing healthcare providers and patients to seamlessly access electronic health records throughout the state. Read press release.

Liaison Technologies Powered Georgia Health Connect is Now Fully Integrated with the Georgia Health Information Network
Liaison Technologies (@LiaisonTech), an industry-recognized leader in cloud-enabled data integration and data management offerings, announced that Georgia Health Connect (GaHC), a health information exchange (HIE) powered by Liaison’s Health Data platform, is now fully integrated with the Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN).