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MiHIN Production Ops Freeze and Satisfaction Survey

Published: 11.24.21 -  MiHIN Production Code/Feature & Operational Freezes MiHIN’s annual holiday freezes will occur between December 11, 2021 through January 2, 2022. The freeze details are available below: A maintenance production code and feature freeze will occur 12/11 through 1/2 and the last maintenance window, before the freeze, will occur on 12/9. An operational freeze, which includes any new Onboardings and Legacy ACRS file submissions, will occur 12/22 through 1/2. This does not include ACRS file submissions via the MIGateway File Submission module, as the File Submission module will remain operable. If you submit ACRS files via the Legacy method (not via MIGateway File Submission), please submit your ACRS files before 12/22 for validation and loading. The MiHIN office will be closed December 24, 2021 through January...

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Michigan Health Information Networked Shared Services Convenes State, National Leaders for Healthcare Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 23, 2021 For additional information, contact: Emily Mata | 517.745.8835 emily.mata@mihin.org Michigan Health Information Networked Shared Services Convenes State, National Leaders for Healthcare Conference   LANSING, Mich. – Earlier this month, state and national healthcare leaders convened for the final session of the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) 2021 Connecting Michigan for Health and More virtual conference series. The theme of the conference was “Healthcare Technology 3.0,” which explored the implications of the ongoing evolution of healthcare delivery, experience, cost, and outcomes. Throughout the year, MiHIN’s virtual conference series brought together leaders in healthcare, legal, policy, interoperability, and more to discuss salient issues within the industry, including social determinants of health, CMS/ONC final rules, eConsent, and virtual care. The conference series included five virtual events, including a...

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Dr. Michael Klinkman Elected as Co-Chair of the Gravity Project Technical Advisory Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 17, 2021 For additional information, contact: Emily Mata | Marketing & Communications Manager Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services 517.745.8835 | emily.mata@mihin.org Dr. Michael Klinkman Elected as Co-Chair of the Gravity Project Technical Advisory Committee Klinkman a family physician, Consulting SDoH Program Medical Director for MiHIN LANSING, Mich. – Dr. Michael Klinkman has been elected as co-chair of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) which provides technical and expert input to the Gravity Project, a national public collaborative that develops consensus-based data standards to improve how we use and share information on social determinants of health (SDoH). Klinkman has been a practicing family physician for over 30 years and serves as the consulting Medical Director for the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services’ (MiHIN) SDoH Program...

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ReferralsPlus Onboardings – September 2021

Published: 10/28/21 -  MiHIN is happy to announce the following practices joined the ReferralsPlus network in September: Adult and Pediatric Dermatology Advanced asthma and Allergy and Immunology Allendale Eye Care Ascension Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute ATI Physical Therapy Blue Water Pharmacy Canton Asthma and Allergy Corner Health Center Dewitt Optometry Grand Rapids Eyecare LLP Hamzavi Pharmacy HVPA Joel Wellness Clinic Integrated Healthcare Of Chelsea IVF Michigan Fertility center J Thwainey MD PC Keith Kobet, MD Kutcher Clinic for Sports Neurology Mattawan Family Eye Care MI Skin Center Michigan Lung & Sleep Specialists PLC Michigan Pain Institute Michigan Vein Care Specialists MSU Extension Nasser N Sukhon, MD Northwest Optometry Novi Dermatology Okemos Optometry Pain Recovery Solutions Richard C. Annis, O.D.-Vision Source Senior Resources of West Michigan Specialty Eye...

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The Download – November 15

Join MiHIN for The Download, a monthly webinar featuring Michigan HIE news and updates on policy, use cases, data-sharing tools, and more. This virtual forum provides a timely and focused setting for MiHIN’s trusted data-exchange partners and other interested parties to be informed about how MiHIN’s shared services are improving health and healthcare throughout Michigan. We look forward to seeing you virtually! Learn more & register>...

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New Health Equity Project aims to significantly reduce health disparities in MI – U-M Health

New Health Equity Project aims to significantly reduce health disparities for vulnerable residents in five Michigan counties - University of Michigan Health | Kara Gavin ​​​MiHIN plays key role in new Health Equity Project   Excerpts from the article: The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has pledged to provide a $9 million Medicaid match to launch a new Health Equity Project in five Michigan counties. The Health Equity Project aims to help these counties reduce health disparities associated with pressing social needs such as housing instability, food insecurity, transportation, health system complexity, and other socioeconomic factors by: supporting efforts to connect people from historically disadvantaged populations to needed social services, sharing data between relevant health and social service providers to facilitate improved care, providing population-based data and...

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The Download – October 5

Join MiHIN for The Download, a monthly webinar featuring Michigan HIE news and updates on policy, use cases, data-sharing tools, and more. This virtual forum provides a timely and focused setting for MiHIN’s trusted data-exchange partners and other interested parties to be informed about how MiHIN’s shared services are improving health and healthcare throughout Michigan. We look forward to seeing you virtually! Learn more & register>...

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Supporting Care Coordinators Through MiHIN Services

Published: 9/10/21 -  Care coordinators are an essential part of the health care team for many patients but have not historically be able to leverage Health Information Technology (HIT) solutions. Many HIT solutions are designed with clinical providers in mind and either don’t fit the needs of Care Coordinators or aren’t accessible to them. However, MiHIN provides a service which makes these solutions more accessible to Care Coordinators in Michigan.   Care coordinators whose organizations participate with MiHIN are now able to request a Care Coordinator ID which, within the MiHIN ecosystem, will function in a similar way to an NPI. This means that Care Coordinators will be listed in the Michigan Health Directory (HD) and able to declare Active Care Relationships via ACRS with the patients they serve and begin receiving timely and actionable information...

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ReferralsPlus Onboardings – August 2021

Published: 9/10/21 -  MiHIN is happy to announce the following practices joined the ReferralsPlus network in August:   Allendale Eye Care  Dewitt Optometry  Mattawan Family Eye Care  Okemos Optometry  Richard C. Annis, O.D.-Vision Source  Ascension Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute  Northwest Optometry ...

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