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Join Us At The 2021 RedHat Government Symposium Virtual Experience

We’re excited to be part of the 2021 RedHat Government Symposium Virtual Experience, a one-day conference that brings together IT leaders from federal, state & local agencies. Mary Kratz, Executive Vice President of Interoperability Institute, will be a featured panelist on Track 2, Session 2: Accelerating the Learning Health System with Process Interoperability. To register or learn more, click here: http://bit.ly/3kisK6v...

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Data Consent Utility Offers Hope to Improve Government Services – GovReport

IOI is a member of Project Unify, an initiative launched by the Stewards of Change to advance interoperability and information sharing across the Social Determinants of Health and Well-Being (SDOH). In the article below, find out more about the rationale of the national push for a data-sharing system providing individuals with the ability to deny or allow the exchange of their personal information and facilitating access to care for other programs for those who need them. Data Consent Utility Offers Hope to Improve Government Services By Dorsey Griffith | GovReport Read Article >...

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HL7 Da Vinci Use Case Explored During Connectathon

LANSING, Mich., February 13, 2020 — As the healthcare industry continues to move towards true interoperability through completely connected systems, activities are underway to test use cases designed to advance value-based care among providers and payers through standards-based data exchange. In January, Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) supported a Connectathon to test a use case framework advanced by Health Level Seven® (HL7®). The Da Vinci Use Case Clinical Data Exchange (CDex) seeks to streamline the data flow from clinical settings to payers to facilitate quality measurement and care coordination. The HL7 FHIR Accelerator Program, Da Vinci Project (Da Vinci), founded in 2018, was assembled to focus on collaboration between payers and providers that would accelerate information exchange through utilizing Fast Healthcare Interoperable Resources (FHIR®) based...

Early Bird Registration Now Open for Annual Michigan Health Information Techology Conference

LANSING, Mich., Jan. 28, 2020 – This year, Connecting Michigan for Health celebrates twelve years in gathering Michigan’s health information technology leaders to share and discuss emerging issues within the health information technology community in Michigan. The 2020 Connecting Michigan for Health event series will kick off with a national InterOpathon on May 28 and May 29, 2020, at the MotorCity Casino Hotel in Detroit, Michigan. On June 1, the Legal Summit returns to the Lansing Center in Lansing, Michigan followed by our flagship conference Connecting Michigan for Health, on June 2 and June 3. Early bird registration is now open for individuals looking to secure the best rate for the event series at https://connectingmichigan.net/. WHAT: InterOpathon WHERE: MotorCity Casino Hotel, Detroit, Michigan WHEN: May 28 and May 29, 2020 The...

MIHIN Achieves Accreditation Aligned with TEFCA

TNAP accreditation ensures adherence to security, privacy, regulatory compliance and rights management, including compliance with new privacy regulatory requirements EAST LANSING, Michigan – January 27, 2020 – Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) announced it has achieved full accreditation with the Trusted Network Accreditation Program (TNAP) from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC). TNAP accreditation leverages existing industry-wide identity verification, authentication, and privacy/security frameworks and directly aligns with the development of the 21st Century Cures Act including the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) and promotes interoperability, assuring the security and privacy of trusted networks, and the use of enabling technologies in the healthcare ecosystem. Through EHNAC’s comprehensive third-party review, MiHIN was evaluated in areas of security, privacy, regulatory compliance and rights management, including...

CarePort Health & MiHIN Partner for Streamlined Transitions of Care

Boston, MA – January 14, 2020 – CarePort Health, a pioneer in care coordination and post-acute outcomes management, today announced its partnership with Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN), Michigan’s state-designated entity to improve healthcare quality, efficiency and patient safety within the state of Michigan. Through this partnership, CarePort leverages data flowing through MiHIN to provide higher quality data to participating payer and provider organizations, enabling a more cost-effective approach in managing patient populations. Read more....

Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services completes affiliation with Great Lakes Health Connect

EAST LANSING, Mich., Jan. 7, 2020 – Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN), one of the nation’s leading health information networks, has now completed its corporate affiliation of Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC), the leading health information exchange in Michigan. As a result of the affiliation, GLHC will continue its operations as a separate entity, while integrating into The MiHIN Group as a wholly-owned subsidiary of MiHIN. The transaction became effective as of December 31, 2019. MiHIN, based in East Lansing, is a nonprofit, public-private collaboration created to coordinate and build the bridges between healthcare providers throughout the state. From hospitals to pharmacies to health plans, MiHIN creates the technology and resources needed to allow for the safe and secure sharing of electronic health information statewide, helping...

Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services Integrates Great Lakes Health Connect

EAST LANSING, Mich., Nov. 7, 2019 – Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN), one of the nation’s leading health information networks, will integrate Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC), the leading health information exchange in Michigan, to improve healthcare across the state and beyond. MiHIN and GLHC have signed an agreement for the proposed integration with the goal of combining operations by the end of 2019. MiHIN is a public and private nonprofit collaboration created to coordinate and build the bridges between healthcare providers throughout the state. From hospitals to pharmacies to health plans, MiHIN creates the technology and resources needed to allow for the safe and secure sharing of electronic health information statewide, helping to reduce costs and ultimately improve care for patients. GLHC, based in Grand...

Advancing Health Care and Modernizing the Public Health Infrastructure in Michigan with Information Technology

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Proclaims Sept. 23- 29 as Health IT Week LANSING, Mich., Sept. 26, 2019 — To recognize the importance of health information technology, Governor Gretchen Whitmer has declared the week of Sept. 23 as Health IT Week in Michigan.. The focus of the week revolves around five focus areas - advancing public and population health, modernizing the public health infrastructure, accelerating workforce development, expanding access to broadband and telehealth and addressing social determinants of health. Michigan’s health information network is overseen by the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services and includes participants such as physicians, physician organizations, pharmacies, hospitals, health insurance plans and the State of Michigan. These organizations work closely to securely exchange and share patient information, to reduce burdens and costs for...