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Exciting progress in Michigan’s journey to better health care through secure electronic health information exchange has been described in a number of publications. You may view these articles, and MiHIN’s latest press releases, through the links below.

Latest Media Coverage:

Health Information Exchange Focus of Patient Matching Event (Aug. 14, 2015) - Sara Heath, EHR Intelligence: HIMSS hosts Patient Matching Testing Event to innovate solutions for patient matching systems, improving health information exchange (HIE).

View MiHIN slides from Patient Matching Event

Provider Directories and Privacy Rights: Inherent Conflict? (Feb. 2, 2015) - Shannon Firth, MedPage Today: Industry experts and healthcare providers discussed the ongoing work in developing provider directories and their impact on caregiver information exchange at the annual Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) conference.

A newly aggressive Salesforce invades the health IT battlefield (Oct. 28, 2014) – By Joseph Conn, Modern Healthcare: Salesforce.com has been generating buzz lately because of a reported big push into healthcare. MiHIN has looked to the Salesforce cloud platform to build a directory it uses to keep track of and understand the relationships between 275,000 doctors, hospitals and other healthcare organizations and facilities.

Electronic Data System Points To a Future of Managing Health, Reducing Costs, Improving Quality (Aug. 17, 2014) – By Jay Green, Crain’s Detroit Business: The health care and business communities in Michigan may be on the cusp of realizing the ultimate benefit of the free flow of online medical electronic data: Managing the health of patients as they move through the health care delivery system across the state and multiple care providers.

MiHIN Director reviews HIE security protocols, agreements (July 8, 2014) – By Patrick Ouellette, HealthITSecurity.com: MiHIN Executive Director, Dr. Tim Pletcher explains in this one-on-one how MiHIN views secure data exchange in the context of having multiple levels of connectivity.

Michigan Health Information Network Joins eHealth Exchange (Nov.6, 2013) – By Ken Terry, Information Week: Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) becomes first state-designated entity to join the national network after meeting new set of testing criteria for “plug and play” interoperability.

Latest Press Releases:

Early Registration Discounts Now Available for Connecting Michigan for Health 2016 (March 28, 2016) – PR Newswire/MiHIN Press Release – Conference to focus on emerging patterns and future opportunities in electronic health information sharing

New Video Educates Patients on Tools to Manage Their Health Information (April 15, 2015) – MiHIN Press Release: Outreach aims to help patients take their healthcare into their own hands

State, National Leaders to Gather in Lansing for Health Information Technology Conference June 3-5 (April 14,2015) – MiHIN Press Release: Early registration discounts still available for Connecting Michigan for Health 2015

MiHIN and NotaryCam Partner for Remote Identity Proofing, Trusted Identities (April 8, 2015) – MiHIN Press Release: RIPSITI service provides secure, online identity verification for health care

Early Registration Discounts Now Available for Connecting Michigan for Health 2015 (March, 18, 2015) – MiHIN Press Release: June 3-5 conference to feature opening remarks from Governor Snyder and Lt. Governor Calley.

Northern Physicians Organization Becomes A Qualified Data Sharing Organization (Oct. 14, 2014) – MiHIN Press Release: Local group looks to enhance patient care with recent state-level recognition in information sharing.

To view older articles and releases, please visit our Press Archive.