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HealthIT.gov 2021 ONC Tech Forum: New Dates – Registration Now Open

NEW DATES: Registration is Open for the 2021 ONC Tech Forum! The Tech Forum is now September 10 and 17, 2021. Register today for the all-virtual 2021 ONC Tech Forum to hear industry perspectives on the progress made in health IT over the past year, and how we can continue to advance health technology to improve patient care, health equity, data exchange, and interoperability. What: #ONCTechForum When: September 10 and 17, 2021 Read the Blog Post →  (healthit.gov website) View the Agenda and Register Now → (healthit.gov website)...

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Interoperability Institute’s HIMSS21 Session Given TIGER Designation

Interoperability Institute’s HIMSS21 session has been selected to be identified as being one of six TIGER (Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform) designated sessions. The TIGER Initiative from HIMSS provides the global health workforce with innovative informatics/eHealth tools and resources to transform health for all. The global TIGER network collaborates to integrate informatics/eHealth into healthcare education, certification, practice and research through an inclusive, interdisciplinary, intergenerational approach. The session will be endorsed by and promoted to the TIGER community to help raise awareness and attract members, including the addition of the TIGER logo next to the session listing in the onsite HIMSS21 Pocket Guide publication....

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Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services, Velatura Public Benefit Corporation Announce Donation to Interoperability Institute Workforce Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2021 For additional information, contact: Emily Mata | Communications Manager 517.745.8835 |emily.mata@mihin.org   Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services, Velatura Public Benefit Corporation Announce Donation to Interoperability Institute Workforce Program Donations will benefit students pursuing a career in health information technology GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) and Velatura Public Benefit Corporation (Velatura) today announced that a portion of proceeds from every referral it makes to Trusted Dynamic Registration & Authentication Accreditation Program (TDRAAP) will be used to support a student pursuing a career in health information technology at Interoperability Institute’s (IOI) Workforce program. TDRAAP, launched by the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a non-profit standards development organization and accrediting body for organizations that electronically exchange healthcare data, in partnership with UDAP.org,...

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Newly Formed Alliance to Create Open Source Healthcare Sandbox

Published: 3/30/21 -  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 30, 2021 For additional information, contact: Emily Mata | Marketing and Communications Manager 517.745.8835| emily.mata@mihin.org   Newly Formed Alliance to Create Open Source Healthcare Sandbox Four of the largest organizations in health IT join forces to advance interoperability, collaboration  ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Interoperability Institute (IOI) today announced that it has joined forces with Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) USA, Interopion and Red Hat to create InterOp.Community, an emerging effort to advance the healthcare interoperability agenda via the use of open platforms and open-source software. IOI presently supports Interoperability Land™, a safe, collaborative, simulated healthcare environment available in the AWS Marketplace, but has increasingly realized the need to advance an open-source complement to that environment not only to engage and support the development community, but to...

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USQHIN Announces the Launch of the National ADT Hub Network

Published: 2/23/2021 -  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   For additional information, contact: Emily Mata | Marketing & Communications Manager Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services 517.745.8835 emily.mata@mihin.org   USQHIN ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF THE NATIONAL ADT HUB NETWORK Network aims to better enable national public health use cases, various federal interoperability goals GRAND RAPIDS, MI - USQHIN today announced the launch of an innovative and collaborative National ADT Hub Network (NAHN) to better enable national public health use cases and various federal interoperability goals...

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Velatura Public Benefit Corporation Helps Connecticut Health Information Exchange Reach Critical Developmental Milestone

Published: 2/4/2021 -  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For additional information, contact: Emily Mata| Communications Manager 517.745.8835| emily.mata@mihin.org Velatura Public Benefit Corporation Helps Connecticut Health Information Exchange Reach Critical Developmental Milestone Connecticut Health Information Alliance is in a position of strength going into 2021 ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Velatura Public Benefit Corporation (Velatura), an industry leader in providing HIT and HIE consulting, implementation and operations services in states across the nation, today announced that Connecticut’s health information exchange, Connie, has secured participation by twenty-five healthcare providers, including two of the state’s largest hospital systems, the largest provider group, and the state’s Medicaid administrative services organization...

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MiHIN Explores Bioethics of Sharing Big Data

Published: 1/28/2021 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 28, 2021 For additional information, contact: Emily Mata |Marketing & Communications Manager Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services 517.745.8835 emily.mata@mihin.org MiHIN Explores Bioethics of Sharing Big Data Panel discussion examined how ethics, sharing may influence country’s pandemic response ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN), a public and private nonprofit created for the purpose of coordinating and building the bridges between the healthcare providers throughout the state, yesterday gathered a national panel of experts to discuss the bioethics of sharing big data, including how ethics may influence our country's pandemic response. “As electronic health information exchange becomes more prominent today, many questions surrounding the bioethics of sharing that information have come to the forefront,” said Tim Pletcher, CEO, MiHIN. “It’s important to discuss the...

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Registration Now Open for Expanding eConsent: Advance Care Planning in the 21st Century

Published: 2/10/2021 -  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 10, 2021 For additional information, contact: Emily Mata |Marketing & Communications Manager Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services 517.745.8835 emily.mata@mihin.org Registration Now Open for Expanding eConsent: Advance Care Planning in the 21st Century A free, one-day virtual conference for health IT professionals Join the Interoperability Institute, Object Management Group®, BPM+ Health, Point-of Care Partners and expert presenters during the Expanding eConsent: Advance Care Planning in the 21st Century conference. This one-day event will explore the viability of eConsent approaches and solutions to address the challenges of Advanced Care Planning, and to determine an approach for an industry action plan to take on these concerns...

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An Alternative Nationwide Health Information Network Has Launched to Scale and Solve National Interoperability Challenges

Published: 2/8/2021 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For additional information, contact: Emily Mata |Marketing & Communications Manager Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services 517.745.8835 emily.mata@mihin.org An Alternative Nationwide Health Information Network Has Launched to Scale and Solve National Interoperability Challenges USQHIN aims to close gaps, emphasize collaboration Grand Rapids, MI - The United States QHIN (USQHIN) has launched as a wholly owned subsidiary of Velatura Public Benefit Corporation, which will use data exchange to scale and solve national interoperability challenges. Historically, national data exchange has been limited by the challenges of exchanging integrated, rationalized data between disparate networks. USQHIN aims to solve this challenge by closing the gap between effective local or regional exchange and national exchange and by emphasizing collaboration and honoring existing network relationships to benefit all participants. USQHIN aligns with the currently understood...

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