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MiHIN and Livonia Schools piloting new program to make accessing immunization records easier

LANSING, Mich., March 5, 2019 — Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) and Livonia Public Schools along with Wayne RESA are partnering to pilot a new online program to help parents and legal guardians quickly request and receive immunization records from the state. MiHIN’s Consumer Mediated Exchange is an integration that works with a school’s parent portal, so parents or guardians can immediately access their child’s immunization record. In Michigan, students are required to show proof of immunizations for kindergartners, 7th graders and new enrollees. For parents, this typically means a trip to the doctor’s office or health department to request their child’s record, which often comes with a cost. For schools, requesting these records and reminding parents to comply is often time consuming. MiHIN’s Consumer...

Early Bird Registration Now Open for Annual Health Information Technology Conference

Early Bird Registration Now Open for Annual Health Information Technology Conference Join MiHIN for a Connectathon, Legal Summit and Connecting Michigan for Health Conference LANSING, Mich., Feb. 18, 2019 – For more than a decade, Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) has brought together leaders from across the health information technology community to share in successes and emerging issues. MiHIN will host Connecting Michigan for Health Conference kicking off with a Connectathon on May 30 and May 31, 2019, at the MotorCity Casino Hotel in Detroit, Michigan and continuing on June 3, 4 and 5 for the Legal Summit and our flagship conference, Connecting Michigan for Health at the Lansing Center in Lansing, Michigan. Early bird registration is now open for individuals looking to secure the best rate for...

Velatura to demonstrate new product Interoperability Land™ at 2019 HIMSS Global Conference Interoperability Showcase

Velatura to demonstrate new product Interoperability Land™ at 2019 HIMSS Global Conference Interoperability Showcase WHAT: Velatura, a Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services subsidiary, will be demonstrating Interoperability Land during the 2019 HIMSS Global Conference during the Interoperability Showcase. Interoperability Land is a collaborative, digital data visualization environment where developer’s intellectual property is honored and secure within a trusted framework while utilizing open source collaboration. WHO: Wendy Couturier, Group Product Marketing & Sales Manager Matt Englehart, Senior Digital Service Product Manager WHEN: Tuesday, February 12, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 13, 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Thursday, February 14, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. WHERE: Booth 9100-K27 Orange County Convention Center Orlando, Florida In addition to participating in the Interoperability Showcase, WHAT: Velatura will be hosting an information session to discuss Interoperability Land. Participate in this session and find...

MiHIN Expands Team and Offices in Michigan

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 1, 2019 – Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN), has expanded with a new executive hire and new office in Ann Arbor as the organization expands services and operation. Operating since 2010, MiHIN serves as the state-designated entity to improve healthcare quality, efficiency, and patient-safety by sharing electronic health information statewide. In addition to services offered in Michigan; Velatura a wholly-owned subsidiary of MiHIN, exclusively provides MiHIN solutions to organizations throughout the U.S. needing the ability to interoperate and seamlessly share electronic information. The Ann Arbor office will be the base of operations for Velatura as well as research activities for interoperability and emerging technologies. “With the expanded footprint of MiHIN services in other states through Velatura, we needed more space for staff who...

New Year, New Brand for MiHIN

LANSING, Mich., Jan 22, 2019 — As the new year is underway, so is new branding for Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN). “The previous brand, used for nearly a decade, introduced MiHIN to Michigan and kept the focus on the importance of connections while building a collaborative approach to health information technology and exchange in Michigan,” states Marty Woodruff, MiHIN Associate Executive Director. “Today, MiHIN continues to focus on connections and collaboration, but also to advance who we serve in the state of Michigan, making sure the processes and the technologies are in place to ensure optimal health for all of Michigan.” The brand refresh will position MiHIN to dig deeper into how shared services are developed to advance healthcare for the people of Michigan. While...