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Healthcare IT is a fast-paced, ever-changing field with unlimited information to continuously disseminate and discuss. Webinars hosted by The MiHIN Group allow our family of companies and yours to connect with people, technology, & ideas, and stay at the forefront of information sharing and community building. Details and registration for webinars will be available approximately 1-2 weeks prior. For any questions, contact

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Physician Payer Quality Collaborative (PPQC)

        • Purpose: Discuss common pain points in quality measure / gaps in care exchange and advance the architecture that centralizes and standardizes the data flow. The goal is to reduce burden on provider communities and maximize the accuracy of measure calculations.
        • If you are a data sender (PO) or receiver (Payer) and are interested in attending, contact
          • Nov 12
          • Jan 21 2021
          • Mar 4 2021
          • July 22 2021
          • Sep 16 2021
          • Nov 18 2021

Social Determinants of Health series


External Conferences/Webinars

Healthcare is an ever-growing enterprise, and because of that The MiHIN Group partners with organizations from the local to national level via presentations and panels at events and conferences to continuously spotlight changes and successes and share knowledge and ideas.

      • Upcoming Events
        • October 28th – 2020 Connect UP Health SummIT – Tim Pletcher presenting


Connecting Michigan for Health and More

We are excited to announce an all-new Connecting Michigan for Health and More event series for 2021! This series will include five events hosted across Michigan, a combination of conference and workshops, which aim to bring together leaders in healthcare, legal policy, interoperability, and many more. Join us in compelling conversations around the challenges, opportunities, and successes within health information exchange. Stay tuned for sponsorship, speaker, and agenda updates! For any questions, contact

          • March 23 – Detroit*
          • April 8 – Saginaw*
          • June 24 – Lansing*
          • October 12 – Traverse City*
          • November 9 – Grand Rapids*

* At this time we are planning on hosting our 2021 events in person. We will continue to closely monitor news and cases of COVID-19, though, to ensure the safety of our colleagues and staff and move to a virtual platform if necessary.


Events Related News


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...

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...

Interoperability Land™ Debut a Major Success at Detroit Healthcare-Finance 2019 Connectathon

DETROIT, Mich., June 4, 2019 – Health information technology leaders from across the state gathered at the MotorCity Casino in Detroit for the 2019 Connectathon, hosted by Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN). The Connectathon brought together individuals who serve in technical and non-technical roles to create new, innovative solutions to healthcare interoperability using open application program interfaces and patterns that work in other industries such as finance. The 36-hour event, sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Cloudticity, Augusto and Yodlee, encouraged attendees to blend their collective knowledge of healthcare data exchange with technical knowhow, collaborate on open business models, digital identify proofing, block chain and was the first public introduction of Interoperability Land™ (IOL). IOL is a shared digital platform designed to power...

2019 Legal Summit to Highlight TEFCA, Opioid Abuse Solutions and Artificial Intelligence

WHAT: Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) will host the 2019 Legal Summit, a Connecting Michigan for Health event, on Monday, June 3, 2019.  The summit will bring together legal and healthcare experts to focus on legal issues surrounding the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA), bioethics and the use of predictive modeling and artificial intelligence in healthcare, the sharing of behavioral health information, recent legislation and innovative solutions to the growing opioid epidemic and more. The opening keynote will be given by John Rancourt, Director, Interoperability Division, Office of Policy, Office of the National Coordinator, who will speak on TEFCA, outlining a two-part solution to national interoperabity, why this solution is necessary, and how key healthcare stakeholders will be able to participate in this...