eHealth Exchange News
20 June 2017 |Read More
Health records at the Department of Veterans Affairs will eventually move to the same system used by the Pentagon, the VA’s top official announced Monday. The move marks a shift from the VA’s previous plan to develop its own system to digitize records. It will bring the agencies closer to sharing veterans’ health information in […]
Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc. and Medicity Launch External Connection with the Department of Veterans Affairs
11 May 2017 |Read More
Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc. (VITL), operators of the Vermont Health Information Exchange (Vermont HIE), and Medicity, the leading provider of population health management solutions, today announced that VITL has launched its external connection to the Veterans Health Information Exchange (VHIE), also known as the Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) program. This makes it easier […]
27 April 2017 |Read More
Two major interoperability groups, Sequoia Project and DirectTrust, are exchanging more health records and connecting more provider sites than ever, the companies announced this week. The Sequoia Project – whose members include Carequality, eHealth Exchange, and RSNA Image Share Validation – marked its fifth anniversary by touting across-the-board growth: The number of health organizations participating […]
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.