Prescription Monitoring Program Data Arriving Soon Within HIE Workflows

Update: On November 22, 2021, HealthInfoNet released its integration with the statewide Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) system within its HIE Clinical Portal. For more information on how to obtain access to and navigate the functionality of the HIE’s PMP integration, please visit the HealthInfoNet Academy online learning platform. The State of Maine’s Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) … Read more

New Provider Connections Bring Additional Value to Participants

HealthInfoNet’s team of project managers and integration analysts have been hard at work over the last several months in continuing to make connections to healthcare locations serving diverse communities throughout the state. The Health Information Exchange (HIE) now connects more than 850 unaffiliated provider organizations statewide, encompassing approximately 98% of all Maine residents, in the … Read more

Staff Spotlight: Delaney Paterson, Manager of Client Engagement

HealthInfoNet recently welcomed our new Manager of Client Engagement, Delaney Paterson, earlier this month. In her role, Delaney will be responsible for initiating new participation and partnership opportunities, ensuring warm handoffs among internal teams for technical project work, and providing ongoing customer support to ensure the needs and interests of our stakeholders are continually met. … Read more

Expansions to the HIE’s MaineCare Analytics Platform Provide Foundations for Future Collaborations

For the past five years, HealthInfoNet has received daily eligibility and monthly medical and pharmacy claims information on Maine’s Medicaid member population from the Office of MaineCare Services’ Medicaid Management Information System. This information is collected, validated, and standardized by the Health Information Exchange (HIE) enterprise data integration engine, processed through its statewide person identity resolution … Read more

New Website Design Highlights HIE Services & Use Cases

Just as the needs and interests of the healthcare communities that we serve are ever evolving, so is the way in which we communicate and present our value and news to participants through our website and materials. We’ve discussed before how the COVID-19 pandemic has altered how we have traditionally engaged with and educated our … Read more

HealthInfoNet’s HIE Solutions to the CMS e-Notification CoP Rule

As of May 1, 2021, CMS requires all hospitals, per its Conditions of Participation (“CoP”), to ensure a reasonable effort is made to send electronic notifications (“e-notifications”) to a patient’s treating provider(s) at either the provider’s request or the patient’s direction. When patients are admitted/registered to, discharged from, or transferred from inpatient or emergency department … Read more

Using HealthInfoNet to Support Specialty Care Use Cases & Interventions [ARCHVIED]

NOTE: Registration for this webinar is no longer available; see below for related resources and materials. Date/Time: February 24, 2021; 12-1PM ETPresenter: Sharon Bearor, RN, BSN, Clinical Education Coordinator Intended Audience: HealthInfoNet Specialty Care Participant Leadership and End Users Description: This educational training will focus on how HealthInfoNet’s services can assist specialty care teams in their clinical workflows. Key … Read more

Exploring the HealthInfoNet Academy Platform to Gain Key Insights [ARCHIVED]

NOTE: Registration for this webinar is no longer available; see below for related resources and materials. Date/Time: November 19, 2020; 12-1PM ET Presenter: Chad MacLeod, Director of Product and Communication Intended Audience: HealthInfoNet Participant Leadership and End Users Description: This educational training will provide an overview of our newly redesigned HealthInfoNet Academy education platform. The platform enables online-based learning … Read more

Making Connections with Long-Term Care Facilities

HealthInfoNet is partnering with the Office of MaineCare Services (MaineCare) in support of their Medicare Advantage Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plan (D-SNP) data-sharing requirements. The requirements will connect new long-term care (LTC) facilities to the Health Information Exchange (HIE) as a means of addressing the need for greater care coordination for high-risk individuals.  D-SNPs are Medicare Advantage plans that enroll Medicare … Read more

Upcoming HIE Integration with the State’s Prescription Monitoring Program

The State of Maine’s Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) has partnered with NIC, designated operator of the statewide Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP), and HealthInfoNet, designated operator of the statewide Health Information Exchange (HIE), to seamlessly integrate the PMP and HIE systems into providers’ clinical workflows.   Leveraging HealthInfoNet’s Clinical Portal and HINcontext Application, existing HIE systems that enable the identification and review of … Read more