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CarePort Health & MiHIN Partner for Streamlined Transitions of Care

Boston, MA – January 14, 2020 – CarePort Health, a pioneer in care coordination and post-acute outcomes management, today announced its partnership with Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN), Michigan’s state-designated entity to improve healthcare quality, efficiency and patient safety within the state of Michigan. Through this partnership, CarePort leverages data flowing through MiHIN to provide higher quality data to participating payer and provider organizations, enabling a more cost-effective approach in managing patient populations. Read more....

Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services completes affiliation with Great Lakes Health Connect

EAST LANSING, Mich., Jan. 7, 2020 – Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN), one of the nation’s leading health information networks, has now completed its corporate affiliation of Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC), the leading health information exchange in Michigan. As a result of the affiliation, GLHC will continue its operations as a separate entity, while integrating into The MiHIN Group as a wholly-owned subsidiary of MiHIN. The transaction became effective as of December 31, 2019. MiHIN, based in East Lansing, is a nonprofit, public-private collaboration created to coordinate and build the bridges between healthcare providers throughout the state. From hospitals to pharmacies to health plans, MiHIN creates the technology and resources needed to allow for the safe and secure sharing of electronic health information statewide, helping...

Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services Integrates Great Lakes Health Connect

EAST LANSING, Mich., Nov. 7, 2019 – Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN), one of the nation’s leading health information networks, will integrate Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC), the leading health information exchange in Michigan, to improve healthcare across the state and beyond. MiHIN and GLHC have signed an agreement for the proposed integration with the goal of combining operations by the end of 2019. MiHIN is a public and private nonprofit collaboration created to coordinate and build the bridges between healthcare providers throughout the state. From hospitals to pharmacies to health plans, MiHIN creates the technology and resources needed to allow for the safe and secure sharing of electronic health information statewide, helping to reduce costs and ultimately improve care for patients. GLHC, based in Grand...

Advancing Health Care and Modernizing the Public Health Infrastructure in Michigan with Information Technology

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Proclaims Sept. 23- 29 as Health IT Week LANSING, Mich., Sept. 26, 2019 — To recognize the importance of health information technology, Governor Gretchen Whitmer has declared the week of Sept. 23 as Health IT Week in Michigan.. The focus of the week revolves around five focus areas - advancing public and population health, modernizing the public health infrastructure, accelerating workforce development, expanding access to broadband and telehealth and addressing social determinants of health. Michigan’s health information network is overseen by the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services and includes participants such as physicians, physician organizations, pharmacies, hospitals, health insurance plans and the State of Michigan. These organizations work closely to securely exchange and share patient information, to reduce burdens and costs for...

National Health IT Week Celebrated in Michigan and Beyond

This September 23-27, Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) is a proud partner of U.S. National Health IT Week. U.S. National Health IT Week is a nationwide action week focused on supporting healthy communities across the U.S. through the application of information and technology. Comprehensive healthcare reform is not possible without system-wide adoption of health information technology, which improves the quality of healthcare delivery, increases patient safety, decreases medical errors, and strengthens the interaction between patients and healthcare providers. Initiated in 2006 by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), U.S. National Health IT Week has emerged as a landmark occasion for using health IT as part of the overall solution to improve America’s healthcare as a bipartisan, federally led, market driven initiative. The focus of...