The Indiana Health Information Exchange, looking to generate revenue for continued sustainability, is creating a for-profit subsidiary company that will take advantage of software licensed from the Regenstrief Institute for use outside of the Hoosier State.
Coming to grips with electronic health record incompatibility and determining which patient data represents the most value to providers are among several best practices a recently convened panel of health IT experts said could improve health information exchange efforts.
There are plenty of hurdles to health information exchanges--from overcoming interoperability challenges to protecting data privacy and security to convincing providers to put aside their fear of...
As health information exchanges spring up all over in response to regulations such as Meaningful Use and shifting payment models, the Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE) recommends healthcare leaders take a breath, top fixating on the technology and instead figure out what pays.
In a trial conducted by the Central Indian Beacon Community, remote video conferencing between nurses and discharged hospital patients with congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease helped lower hospital readmissions to 3 percent--down from the national average of 20 percent.
While a majority of hospital CIOs responding to a recent survey conducted by healthsystemCIO.com say they are participating in regional health or system-to-system information exchange efforts, not
In an expansion of its Consumer Pledge program , the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has challenged grantees of ONC's state health information exchange program to increase
As health information exchanges continue improve and expand, increased capacity no doubt will become an issue. Officials with Indiana's highly regarded health information exchange believe they have
The Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE) passed another milestone this week with its Quality Health First Program now enrolling more than 1,500 physicians in over 50 communities throughout
The Department of Veterans Affairs is expanding its efforts to share electronic clinical data with private healthcare organizations by partnering with members of the well-established Indiana Health