Tag Archives: HIE

HIE’s More Than Double Since Last Year

By Mary Mosquera,  for Government Health IT   The number of operational health information exchanges has more than doubled to 228 since last year, and of those, private exchanges have increased more rapidly than public organizations for sharing information, according … Continue reading

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Latest HIE Toolkit for Building Information Exchanges

By Ken Terry, Fierce Health IT The 10-year-old eHealth Initiative has released Phase II of its 2011 HIE Toolkit. Like the first two iterations of the toolkit, which were issued in 2006 and 2008, the latest version incorporates lessons learned … Continue reading

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ONC Requests Comments- Certificate Interoperability Initiative Report

ONC Health IT, by Arien Malec   6/2/2011 The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is seeking comments on approaches that will enable providers and other health care entities to obtain and manage digital certificates that … Continue reading

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SMRTnet: Secure Medical Records Transfer Network

SMRTNET, which stands for Secure Medical Records Transfer Network, is a system designed to improve your participation in your own health care, improve your medical safety, save you time, and potentially decrease some of your medical expenses. All of these services … Continue reading

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Health IT: Eight Quality Improvement Stories

Health IT Portfolio Transforming Healthcare Quality through Health IT Projects    AHRQ Using Health IT: Eight Quality Improvement Stories  In 2004 and 2005, AHRQ funded 118 grants and cooperative agreements under the Transforming Healthcare Quality through Technology (THQIT) program to … Continue reading

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Iowa e-Health to Implement Health Information Exchange (HIE)

  The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has received notice that the Iowa e-Health Strategic and Operational Plan has been approved by the federal Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. This releases $8,375,000 in funding over … Continue reading

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Direct Project Pilot Programs Launched

By Dr. David Blumenthal and Aneesh Chopra  2/2/2011 Today marked another milestone on the Nation’s journey to better health care through the use of electronic health records and health information technology. Two pilot projects were launched—one in Minnesota and the … Continue reading

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