True to its promise, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has provided more support toward health information exchange development, partnering with DirectTrust and the interoperability workgroup of the New York eHealth Collaborative to foster HIE governance and operational development.
Direct Messaging between clinicians now is a reality for providers in New York State, according to an announcement by the New York eHealth Collaborative and the Healthcare Information Xchange of New York.
Health information exchange stakeholders concerned about a lack of technical standards, distrust among providers and security of patient information, want more federal guidance for HIE governance, according to participants in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's recent HIE Governance town hall.
In a move that combines an interest in improving health outcomes with a desire to create jobs and boost the state economy, the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) and the New York State Department
Transitioning to an upgraded electronic health record system appears more likely to lead to errors in e-prescribing than implementing one for the first time, according to a recent article published
The state of New York hopes to build the nation's largest health information exchange with $129 million in state and federal funding. In a plan submitted to the Office of the National Coordinator for