Health Information Exchange
Michigan’s two largest online health information exchanges announced merger plans Monday.
Southeast Michigan Beacon Community, Michigan Health Information Network Cooperate On Expanded Service Offering
The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community and the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services announced an agreement using the health network’s services to expand BeaconLink2Health, SEMBC’s health information exchange.
The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community announced that it has named Madison, N.J.-based Quest Diagnostics its first provider of diagnostic information services for BeaconLink2Health, SEMBC’s Health Information Exchange.
Michigan Health Connect is the first health information exchange in the state to effectively transfer infectious disease lab reports from hospitals to the state health department, saving valuable response time during disease outbreaks.
Truven Health Analytics Thursday announced two deals, one to build and implement a statewide Health Information Exchange with the Georgia Health Information Netowrk, and the other for its Micromedex Clinical Knowledge Suite from Memorial Health System, a three-hospital, 500-bed organization based in Springfield, Ill.
Connecting Michigan for Health 2013 will be held June 5-7 at the Radisson Hotel in Lansing. The conference provides an ideal forum to catch up on current statewide health information technology and health information exchange efforts.
The Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services invites attendees to join thought leaders from statewide efforts at Connecting Michigan for Health 2013, a conference dedicated to advancing health information exchange in Michigan, with other states, and with federal agencies.
The coordination of health information statewide has taken a major step forward, as Priority Health joins the state’s largest health information exchange, Michigan Health Connect.
The Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services and the Michiana Health Information Network have announced transmission of patient immunization records from Indiana health care providers to Michigan’s Care Improvement Registry using Direct secure email through the MiHIN cloud and the Michigan Department of Community Health Data Hub.
The Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services has announced statewide “Shared Security Services” for Michigan health information organizations to increase the security and privacy of the personal health information they are responsible for protecting under HIPAA and HITECH federal laws.