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The Download – August 3

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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Use Case Onboardings – May and June 2021

Published: 7/12/21 -  MiHIN is pleased to announce the following organizations have onboarded to use cases and now sharing various types of data, statewide through the health information network.  To learn more about a use case, click on the link provided.  Immunizations  Cereal City Pediatrics True Care Pharmacy Central Pharmacy Charlotte Michigan State University HealthTeam March Medical Associates Macomb Medical Clinic Par Wick Pharmacy Stonebrooke Family Physicians BMC Pharmacy West Bloomfield Merriman Drugs Cadila Pharmacy  Lab Orders-Results  Michigan UrgentCare Brighton Aegis Sciences Corporation Michigan UrgentCare Grosse Pointe Michigan UrgentCare Ann Arbor Michigan UrgentCare Livonia Michigan UrgentCare Waterford Michigan UrgentCare Clinton TWP Michigan UrgentCare Ferndale  MIGateway  Caring Pediatric Partners PC March Medical Associates Professional Village Medical Center Macomb Medical Clinic Grand Valley Medical Specialists - Grand Rapids Charles G. Godoshian, MD Haddad Internal Medicine Stonebrooke Family Physicians Jonna L Schmidt MD PC...

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MiHIN Transition To ADVault

Published: 7/12/21 -  MiHIN is making a transition from Patient Care Document (PCD)/VIPR to ADVault for advance directive (AD). Due to this migration, your practice and processes will potentially be affected in the near future. Effective immediately, it is recommended that all AD uploading to MiHIN activities be paused.  All individuals are strongly encouraged to carry a copy of their AD on their person when traveling outside of their home health system area. For any retrieval of past uploads into PCD/VIPR, the process remains unchanged during this transition. Those previously stored ADs remain available to MiHIN users via the current retrieval methods. As the future uploading and retrieval with ADVault activity becomes available, we will be sharing details and processes ASAP. We regret the disruption to your current workflow but are confident that the future use of ADVault will provide benefits to individuals and their healthcare team alike.    Please note that...

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HIT Roadmap

Published: 7/12/21 -  In 2019, Michigan Health Endowment awarded Michigan’s Health Information Technology Commission (HITC) and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) a grant with the objective of modernizing the state’s health information technology (health IT) strategic plan.  MDHHS is currently reviewing their findings with stakeholders in order to begin the creation of the roadmap. MiHIN, the designated provider of the state of Michigan’s HIE shared services, has been begun processing feedback and recommendations that came out of these stakeholders sessions in order to align priorities and assist in making the HIT Commission Roadmap a success.  Learn more here.  ...

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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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The Download – July 13

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...

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MiHIN’s New Conformance Module In MIGateway

Published: 6/1/2021 -  MiHIN’s New Conformance Module In MIGateway Conformance standards are designed to continually improve the data that flows through the Michigan Health Information Network, ensuring it is complete and actionable when it’s received by the practitioners using the information.  Hospitals must maintain data quality standards for all ADT (Admission, Discharge, Transfer) and Consolidated Clinical Document Architecture (C-CDA) transmission; conformance thresholds apply to all inpatient, observation, and ED visits.    MiHIN’s new Conformance Module in MIGateway will improve the way you view and improve your conformance scores and allow hospital users to view, filter, and interact with conformance reports in a variety of new ways.  Additionally, you will also be able to view and download non-conformant ADT/CCDA message examples in an on-demand and real-time way to facilitate easier corrective action.  Hospitals can expect to receive outreach from their account executives with...

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One Month to Compliance: Patient Access API

Published: 6/1/2021 -  One Month to Compliance: Patient Access API  In one month, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin a compliance period for their Patient Access API. The Patient Access API and corresponding requirements are one portion of the larger CMS Final Interoperability Rule of 2020 which is often dubbed the Patient Access Rule. The reason for this title, and for the impending compliance period, is because it places an affirmation responsibility on certain federal payers to make individual and general information available to their enrollee population so individuals may take control of their own health information in an educated manner.   On the individual side, certain payers must make available via API  Current and past medical conditions and care received, which includes claims and...

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Michigan Health Information Network Awarded Funding From the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT

Published: 5/11/21 -  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 11, 2021 For additional information, contact: Emily Mata | Marketing & Communications Manager Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services 517.745.8835 | emily.mata@mihin.org Michigan Health Information Network Awarded Funding From the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT Funding will allow for greater collaboration with the City of Detroit on COVID-19 vaccination efforts LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN), a public and private nonprofit created to coordinate and build bridges between healthcare providers, announced today that it has been awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) as part of its Strengthening the Technical Advancement and Readiness of Public Health Agencies via Health Information Exchange Program (STAR HIE...

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