HealthInfoNet Releases RFP for Behavioral Health HIT Support

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. … Read more

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Maine Receives Federal Grant to Connect Veteran Healthcare Facilities to Statewide Health Information Exchange

The State of Maine in partnership with HealthInfoNet, Maine’s statewide health information exchange (HIE), was recently awarded a three-year grant to improve care coordination for Maine’s veterans. Awarded by the Health Research and Services Administration (HRSA), the funding will be used to connect the VA Maine Healthcare System comprised of the medical center located in … Read more

All Maine Hospitals Under Contract to Connect to HealthInfoNet HIE

Portland, Maine – HealthInfoNet, a Maine not for profit that operates the statewide health information exchange (HIE), recently announced that all acute care hospitals are now under contract to connect to the query-based HIE. HealthInfoNet has 34 of the 38 hospitals connected already and expects the remaining four hospitals to connect by the end of the … Read more

Are You Ready to Implement the Omnibus Act Rules?

Representatives from HealthInfoNet and Systems Engineering recently spoke at the Maine Nurse Practitioners Association Spring Conference to discuss HIPAA and recent changes enacted in the Omnibus Rule. HealthInfoNet will also be holding an informational webinar on the topic May 9. While the HIPAA Omnibus Rule took effect on March 26th, the date on every provider’s … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more