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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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Michigan Health Information Network Kicks Off Virtual Event Series

Published: 3/24/21 -  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2021 For additional information, contact: Emily Mata | Marketing & Communications Manager 517.745.8835 | emily.mata@mihin.org Michigan Health Information Network Kicks Off Virtual Event Series First event focuses on implications of COVID-19, future of health care delivery  GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) yesterday kicked off their 2021 virtual event series, Connecting Michigan for Health and More. The series includes five virtual events over the course of the year, including a combination of full-day conferences and half-day workshops which aim to bring together leaders in healthcare, legal policy, interoperability and more. Yesterday’s kickoff event, Introduction to Healthcare Technology — Exploring the New Paradigm, examined the implications for the ongoing evolution of healthcare delivery, experience, costs and outcomes...

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Velatura Public Benefit Corporation and KPI Ninja Partner with Wisconsin Statewide Health Information Network

Published: 3/11/21 -  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 11, 2021 For additional information, contact: Velatura: Emily Mata 517.745.8835 | emily.mata@mihin.org WISHIN: Joe Kachelski 608.268.1838 | jkachelski@wishin.org KPI Ninja: Vineeth Yeddula 402.419.0906 | vineeth@kpininja.com Velatura Public Benefit Corporation and KPI Ninja Partner with Wisconsin Statewide Health Information Network Strategic collaboration improves solutions, services and interoperability in the Midwest GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. —Wisconsin Statewide Health Information Network, Inc. (WISHIN), the state-designated health information exchange (HIE) for Wisconsin, today announced its contract with Velatura Public Benefit Corporation (Velatura) and KPI Ninja. The partnership will replace WISHIN’s current health information platform and expand services for its provider and payer HIE participants...

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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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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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Velatura Public Benefit Corporation Partners with Georgia Health Information Network to Enhance Current Health Information Exchange

Published: 2/3/2021 -  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  For additional information, contact:   Emily Mata | Communications Manager 517.745.8835 | emily.mata@mihin.org   Velatura Public Benefit Corporation Partners with Georgia Health Information Network to Enhance Current Health Information Exchange  ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN), the state-designated health information exchange (HIE) for Georgia, today announced its contract with Velatura Public Benefit Corporation (Velatura). The partnership will replace GaHIN’s current health information platform and expand services for Georgia providers.  GaHIN facilitates the use and secure exchange of patient health information so providers have the information they need at the point of care, resulting in improved quality of care, better health outcomes and reductions in cost. Velatura’s advanced tools and service offerings will reduce onboarding burden and provide more value proposition to HIE members, encouraging more participation within Georgia and across the country...

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Velatura HIE Corporation and Velatura Services Announce Executive Leadership Appointments

Published: 1/19/2021 - 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 Velatura HIE Corporation and Velatura Services Announce Executive Leadership Appointments Newly appointed leaders will help move national HIE leader forward GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. —Velatura HIE Corporation and Velatura Services, operating subsidiaries of Velatura Public Benefit Company (VPBC), today announced the selection of executive leadership. Angie Bass, former President and CEO of Midwest Health Connection (MHC)has been named Executive Vice President of Velatura HIE Corporation, and Rick Wilkening, formerly of Velatura LLC., has been named Executive Vice President of Velatura Services. Both assumed their respective roles on Jan. 4, 2021...

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Velatura Public Benefit Corporation Announces the Formation of Velatura HIE Corporation, Affiliation with Midwest Health Connection

Published: 1/6/2021 - 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         Velatura Public Benefit Corporation Announces the Formation of Velatura HIE Corporation, Affiliation with Midwest Health Connection The consolidated HIE service connects more than 1,300 healthcare organizations GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. — Velatura Public Benefit Corporation (Velatura) today announced the formation of the Velatura HIE Corporation, a not-for-profit organization that will offer affiliation and integration opportunities to health information exchanges (HIEs) across the country. Missouri-based Midwest Health Connection (MHC), one of the largest HIEs in the United States, has joined as an inaugural member...

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Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services Named Internship Employer of the Year

Published: 11/30/2020 -  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 Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services Named Internship Employer of the Year  ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN),  a public and private nonprofit collaboration dedicated to supporting the statewide exchange of health information, has been named Internship Employer of the Year by the Grand Valley State University’s (GVSU) Professional Science Master’s (PSM) Programs...

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Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services Announces Virtual Event Series for 2021

Published: 11/19/2020 -  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 ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN), a public and private nonprofit collaboration dedicated to supporting the statewide exchange of health information, announced a re-envisioned virtual event series for 2021...

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