eHealth Exchange News

  • The Sequoia Project Celebrates Five Years with Significant Growth in Enabling Seamless, Nationwide Health Data Exchange

    26 April 2017 |

    Growth Marked by Increases in Participation, Number of Health Records Exchanged and Connectivity Expansion in All 50 States Vienna, VA – April 26, 2017 – The Sequoia Project, the leading independent advocate for nationwide health data sharing, celebrates its fifth anniversary this month by announcing that its initiatives – Carequality, eHealth Exchange, and RSNA Image […]

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  • Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates Connects to GaHIN

    20 March 2017 |

    Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates (AGA), one of the largest gastroenterology practices in the country, has connected with the Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN), the statewide health information exchange (HIE) that facilitates the secure exchange of patient health information among hospitals, physicians, clinicians and other members of the medical community.

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  • Senior VA IT Officials Indicate Department Will Transition to Commercial EHR

    7 February 2017 |

    A senior IT official with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) told members of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs during a hearing Tuesday that the department will move to a commercial off-the-shelf electronic health record (EHR) system. Rob Thomas, II, Acting Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology and Acting CIO, Office of Information […]

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  • At HIMSS17, unlock the power of your data

    6 February 2017 |

    “Data is the currency of the next century,” says Brian Ahier. And nowhere are health data and data management processes discussed, analyzed and examined more than at the annual HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition.

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  • Envera Health Creates New Market by Extending Health Information Exchange to Life Insurance Industry

    12 January 2017 |

    Envera Health is launching an entirely new cross-industry collaboration between the health care industry and the life insurance industry. This collaboration will provide a market that helps to further expand the nation’s Health Information Exchanges as well as make it easier for consumers to buy life insurance. By establishing a market for authorized data transmissions […]

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  • Impact of eHealth Exchange on Nationwide Interoperability

    10 January 2017 |

    The eHealth Exchange functions at a national level to connect existing health information networks and healthcare organizations to improve the secure and information flow of patient data. Leveraging existing health IT infrastructure is an integral element of the federal plan for achieving nationwide interoperability and successfully implementing a learning health system. The eHealth Exchange is […]

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  • California, Pennsylvania HIEs Make Health Data Exchange News

    19 December 2016 |

    Health information exchanges in both states have made deals to strengthen their health data exchange activities. The year is winding down, but HIEs on both coasts have struck important partnerships to bolster their health data exchange operations.

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  • DoD Makes Important Health Information Exchange Move in WA

    9 December 2016 |

    In advance of the rollout of its new enterprise EHR platform nationwide, the Department of Defense has entered into a partnership with Medical Information Network – North Sound (MIN-NS) to develop a health information exchange portal for military providers that are the first adopters of the MHS GENESIS EHR system in Washington State.

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  • Value-Based Care Puts a Premium on Treatment Coordination

    17 November 2016 |

    Care coordination is a pillar of accountable and value-based care—when clinicians know the current health status of patients and where they are seeking treatment, they’re better able to close gaps in treatment and keep tabs on chronically ill patients, who can rack up expensive bills.

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  • VA, SSA use eHealth Exchange to share veteran medical records

    15 November 2016 |

    From Health Data Management: The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Social Security Administration have launched a new initiative that enables the VA to share medical records electronically with SSA to more quickly make decisions about disability claims.

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