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MiHIN Adds to Use Case Portfolio, Creates Interoperability Sandbox

By David Raths August 12, 2019 | Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) continues to expand the services it offers statewide, including the creation of a sandbox environment to enable healthcare organizations to simulate and test interoperability scenarios and a recently announced partnership with Care Convene, a telehealth platform. Read more. ...

MiHIN to present at SHIEC about community collaboration and how to improve patient matching

WHAT: Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) will speak at the 2019 Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative during two sessions: A Payer Panel Discussion: Common Interests and Community Collaboration and How to Improve Patient Matching - 4 Proven Methods. Dr. Tim Pletcher, Executive Director, MiHIN and Velatura Public Benefit Corporation (Velatura), will speak during a panel on how Michigan engages with payers to align incentives to drive statewide interoperability, use case adoption and value creation. James Noland, Senior Product Marketing Manager, MiHIN, will speak during a panel on Michigan’s unique approach to patient matching utilizing 4Medica’s Big Data MPI along with a common key, a private attribute to link individuals with their health information. More information on the summit is available here. WHO: Dr. Tim Pletcher, Executive Director, MiHIN and...

MiHIN to speak at Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference on integration of proposed CMS/ONC rules; platform for integration

WHAT: Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) will speak at the 2019 Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference (MESC) during Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR)® Standards and Medicaid workshop and CMS Patient Access and Interoperability – Implementing APIs in Medicaid presentation in Chicago. Matt Englehart, Director, Research and Development, MiHIN, will discuss how Interoperability Land™ can be used to integrate FHIR® standards and open APIs in a safe, secure, collaborative environment. Dr. Tim Pletcher, Executive Director, MiHIN and Velatura Public Benefit Corporation (Velatura) will speak about how MiHIN has created Interoperability Land™ to help organizations comply with the upcoming proposed rules by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology to comply with data sharing via application programming interfaces. More information...

MiHIN and Care Convene partner to advance telehealth & health information exchange in Michigan

LANSING, Mich., August 7, 2019 — Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) and Care Convene announced their partnership to optimize health information exchange, interoperability and integrated care within the state of Michigan. Care Convene, founded in 2014, is a virtual health platform (aka telehealth) that allows for greater patient access to quality care via a secure platform. Care Convene extends the reach of the care team beyond the traditional brick and mortar practice, increases patient retention and helps providers work more efficiently, increase revenues and improves patient satisfaction in a virtual environment. Unlike traditional telehealth solutions, Care Convene focuses on longitudinal care rather than episodic care. This model enables self-management by the patient and care coordination from all members of a patient’s care team. In addition,...

2019 Connecting Michigan for Health conference features national health technology experts and Michigan leaders

LANSING, Mich., July 1, 2019 — Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) brought together more than 350 health information and technology professionals and state and national health policymakers for the 2019 Connecting Michigan for Health conference and legal summit, which was held June 3 - 5 in Lansing. This year’s conference focused on the boosting the power of connectivity and featured sessions on opioids in Michigan, the integration of electronic data exchange within correctional facilities and foster care system, how schools are changing the way immunizations are reported and shared, and the exchange of behavioral health information. “MiHIN is proud to bring together national and state thoughtleaders and policymakers focused on leveraging health information to ultimately provide better care for Michiganders,” said Tim Pletcher, executive director...