HealthInfoNet Supports CDC Program to Demonstrate the Preventive Care Value of HIEs

Agilex, a leading provider of mission and technology solutions to the healthcare industry and public sector, announced today that Maine’s Health Information Exchange (HIE) is participating in the Demonstrating the Preventative Care Value of Health Information Exchanges program. Agilex is leading this first-of-a-kind initiative for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The…

Maine HIE to pilot nation’s first statewide medical image archive

HealthInfoNet, working with some of Maine’s largest health care organizations, will pilot the nation’s first statewide medical image archive. With this new service, HealthInfoNet will reduce the cost of storage and transport of electronic medical images and make sharing these images possible through the health information exchange (HIE). “The HIE contained image reports for several…

A picture is worth 1000 words

HealthInfoNet announced today a first-of-a-kind project to create a statewide medical image repository, and for the first time, make medical images available in the statewide health information exchange (HIE). As far as we know, Maine would be the first state to create such a repository and the first to provide access to this repository through…

Maine Receives Federal Contract to Connect Behavioral Health Care Community to Statewide Health Information Exchange

Portland, Maine – The State of Maine and HealthInfoNet have received a $600,000 contract to help support electronic sharing of health records among behavioral health providers and general medical providers in Maine. The contract was awarded by the Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS), which is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services…

Maine Celebrates First Provider Enrolled with the Regional Extension Center to Reach Meaningful Use

Farmington, Maine – Wilson Stream Family Practice is getting used to firsts. They were among the first independent physicians in Maine to write electronic prescriptions called e-prescribing. They were the first small independent practice in Maine to use Maine’s health information exchange, HealthInfoNet. And the providers at Wilson Stream are the first of 1,000 enrolled…

HealthInfoNet Receives Grant to Link Maine’s Health Exchange with Statewide Claims Database

Portland, Maine – HealthInfoNet has been awarded a $198,659 grant from the Maine Health Access Foundation (MeHAF) to link Maine’s statewide health information exchange (HIE) with Maine’s all-payer claims database. HealthInfoNet operates the HIE and the claims database is operated by the Maine Health Data Organization. This will help Maine’s medical community both improve health…

Maine’s Health Information Exchange First Ever to Receive National Award for Innovation

Maine’s HealthInfoNet recently received one of three 2011 Innovator Awards from Healthcare Informatics, a national executive-level publication specializing in health information technology. While the awards have traditionally recognized hospitals, physician practices and health systems, this was the first time an award was given to a health information exchange organization. The award recognized HealthInfoNet for both…