by Shaun Alfreds, Chief Operating Officer “Despite $600 Million From Stimulus, Jury Out On Health Information Exchanges” read a recent headline from Forbes. Not the kind of news a health information exchange organization like ours likes to see. The headline refers to yet another HIE study, this one from the RAND Corporation and published in the…Details
HealthInfoNet Board Member, Dr. Karen Bell was recently named the 2014 recipient of the Elliot M. Stone Award of Excellence in Health Data Leadership from the National Association of Health Data Organizations. Congratulations Karen for this much deserved recognition. Karen Bell, MD, is Director of the Center for Sustainable Health and Care at JBS International, Inc. Read more.
The end of 2013 marked ten years since a group of Maine health care leaders first envisioned the statewide medical information exchange service that what would become HealthInfoNet. As HealthInfoNet enters its eighth year of incorporation (2006), it continues to experience growth, impact and innovation that reflect the vision and potential that nurtured the concept…Details
- HealthInfoNet Will Receive eHealth Exchange Certification
- Reporting and Analytics Services Now Available to HIE Clients
- Single Sign On to Prescription Monitoring Program
- Connecting Long-Term Care
Dev Culver is leading Maine into uncharted territory with a first-ever statewide, clinical data-facilitated event notification system There are few leaders in the health information exchange (HIE) space in healthcare IT whose work is more advanced than that of Devore (Dev) Culver, the executive director of HealthInfoNet, the statewide HIE in Maine. Culver, a well-known…Details
Users of Maine’s health information exchange (HIE), HealthInfoNet, can now access the Maine Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) through the HIE portal. HealthInfoNet worked with the State throughout 2013 to link the two systems, giving clinicians a single sign-on to the PMP while logged into the HIE portal. Read More.
We’ve known anecdotally for years that the use of the health information exchange (HIE) in the emergency room results in better quality care, reduced duplication and subsequetnly lower costs. That’s why we were excited to see this new study from Weill Cornell Medical College, which found that physicians are less likely to admit patients to…Details
- New Tools Add Value for HIE Users
- State Innovations Model Grant Progress
- RFP for Behavioral Health HIT Support Just Released
As part of the State Innovations Model (SIM) Testing Grant, HealthInfoNet has just released a request for proposal (RFP) to provide 20 behavioral health organizations with financial support to adopt health information technology, including HealthInfoNet’s health information exchange (HIE). Organizations will be selected through a competitive RFP process explained in this application, due March 3rd.…Details
Maine HIE moves into analytics to add value for providers HealthITAnalytics.com, 10/21/13 Maine to Connect Veterans to HIE Healthcare IT News, 10/17/13 Maine to assist veterans through health information exchange EHRintelligence.com, 10/16/13 Maine aims to extend medical homes Healthcare IT News, 10/14/13 All Maine hospitals sign on to electronic health records exchange Bangor Daily News,…Details