Michigan's Two Largest Health Info Exchanges Announce Merger PlansMichigan's two largest online health information exchanges announced merger plans Monday.
Southeast Michigan Beacon Community, Michigan Health Information Network Cooperate On Expanded Service OfferingThe 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.
Southeast Michigan Beacon Community To Integrate Laboratory Tests From Quest DiagnosticsThe 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 First To Link Hospital Disease Reports To State Health Dept.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 Gets Deals For HIE, Medical Info DatabaseTruven 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 Overview for SponsorsConnecting 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.
Michigan's Health IT Thought Leaders To Gather in JuneThe 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.
Priority Health Joins Michigan Health ConnectThe 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.
Michigan, Indiana In Full Production for Interstate Health Information ExchangeThe 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.
Health Info Network Adds Security Services, Names Chief Security OfficerThe 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.
Western States Consortium Adds Michigan Health Information Network As Satellite MemberThe Western States Consortium has welcomed the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services as an official satellite member of the consortium.
Covisint Details Evolution of Cloud-Based Health Information ExchangesCovisint, a Compuware company, Monday announced that it has published a new white paper titled "The Growth of Health Information Exchange: The Jump From 1.0 to 2.0."
Michigan Helath Connect Draws 422 Physician PracticesMore than 1,000 doctors in 422 practices across Michigan have joined Michigan Health Connect and are using Medicity's iNexx Referrals app to automate health care referrals for patients.
New User Group Forming For Electronic Health RecordsMore than 150 people gathered Wednesday at a Beaumont Health System learning center for the initial meeting of the eMUG, the Electronic Health Records Michigan User Group.
Covisint Powers Health Information Exchange In Southeast MichiganThe Covisint subsidiary of Compuware Corp. (Nasdaq: CPWR) Monday announced that the Detroit-based Southeast Michigan Beacon Community has selected Covisint's accountable care technology to aggregate regional health information into a comprehensive patient health record.