eHealth Exchange News
The Sequoia Project Celebrates Five Years with Significant Growth in Enabling Seamless, Nationwide Health Data Exchange
26 April 2017 |Read More
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 […]
20 March 2017 |Read More
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.
7 February 2017 |Read More
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 […]
6 February 2017 |Read More
“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.
Envera Health Creates New Market by Extending Health Information Exchange to Life Insurance Industry
12 January 2017 |Read More
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 […]
10 January 2017 |Read More
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 […]
19 December 2016 |Read More
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.
9 December 2016 |Read More
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.
17 November 2016 |Read More
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.
15 November 2016 |Read More
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.