Press Archive

Michigan Pushes Further into Statewide Secure Health Information Sharing (Oct. 7, 2014) – MiHIN Press Release: Molina Healthcare Becomes Newest Qualified Data Sharing Organization with MiHIN.

Tom Lauzon Joins MiHIN Board of Directors (July 17, 2014) - MiHIN Press Release: Tom Lauzon of Meridian Health Plan of Michigan has joined the MiHIN Board of Directors, the five-time CIO 100 award-winner will assist in MiHIN’s statewide initiative to improve healthcare through electronic health information sharing.

DataMotion Selected by Michigan Health Information Network to Provide Direct Secure Messaging Services (July 14, 2014) - MiHIN Press Release: MiHIN Designates DataMotion an Approved Direct Vendor for Michigan Direct Marketplace

MiHIN and MHIN Connect to Expand Support for Secure Health Information Sharing (June 3, 2014) - MiHIN Press Release: MHIN joins MiHIN network as qualified organization, increasing statewide support for patients in the Michiana region.

Health Information Technology Leaders Convene in Lansing This Week (June 2, 2014) – MiHIN Press Release: Connecting Michigan for Health 2014 conference to be held June 4-6 in Lansing this week.

Meridian Health Plan becomes Qualified Data Sharing Organization (Mar. 6, 2014) – MiHIN Press Release: Michigan’s Statewise Health Information Sharing Capabilities Expand with Meridian Health Plan Increasing Payer Participation.

Covisint Selected to Become Direct HISP Vendor (Feb. 26, 2014) – Covisint Press Release: Strategic relationship supports MiHIN’s objectives for secure exchange to help improve health outcomes statewide.

IOD Incorporated agrees to work with the Social Security Administration using the Michigan Health Information Network Gateway via Nationwide eHealth Exchange operated by HealtheWay (Nov. 13, 2013) – MiHIN Press Release: Streamlined process holds potential to save time in claims review for Social Security Administration (SSA).

Michigan Health Information Network Completes Onboarding to eHealth Exchange (Nov. 5, 2013) - MiHIN Press Release: MiHIN becomes one of the first health information networks to onboard under new testing process working in collaboration with PCE Systems.

Michigan Health Information Network Joins eHealth Exchange (Nov.6, 2013) – By Ken Terry, Information Week: Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) becomes first state-designated entity to join the national network after meeting new set of testing criteria for “plug and play” interoperability.

Mich. Health Information Network to Share Info With Federal Agencies, Six Other States (Nov. 5, 2013) – By Jay Greene, Crain’s Detroit Business: MiHIN has signed an agreement with Healtheway Inc. to securely share patient care information with federal agencies and six other states on the national eHealth Exchange Network.

Michigan Health Info Exchange Sets Two National Milestones (Nov. 5, 2013) - By Matt Roush, CBS Detroit: MiHIN has become the first state designated HIE to complete onboarding by Healtheway, allowing for secure sharing of information under a common trust framework with a common set of rules.

MiHIN Expands Reach of Its Health Information Exchange (Oct. 2, 2013) - By Kyle Murphy, PhD, EHR Intelligence: The Michigan Health Information Network made two announcements that expand its reach both within Michigan and beyond its borders.

East Tennessee and Michigan Health Information Networks Share Common Health Provider Directory (Oct. 1, 2013) – MiHIN Press Release: The East Tennessee Health Information Network (etHIN) announced today it will adopt the Health Provider Directory web service created by the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN).

Southeast Michigan Beacon Community and Michigan Health Information Network to Cooperate on Expanded Service Offering (Sept. 30, 2013) – MiHIN Press Release: The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community (SEMBC) and Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) have announced an agreement establishing a robust path to the future for BeaconLink2Health, SEMBC’s Health Information Exchange (HIE).

Dr. Thomas Simmer of Blue Cross/ Blue Shield of Michigan Joins Michigan Health Information Network Board of Directors (Sept. 19, 2013) - MiHIN Press Release: Dr. Thomas L. Simmer of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has joined the MiHIN Board of Directors, adding decades of proactive physician leadership experience.

Health Alliance Plan Joins the Michigan Health Information Network (Sept. 16, 2013) - HAP Press Release: Health Alliance Plan, the state’s second largest health insurer, announced it is now a qualified data sharing organization with the Michigan Health Information Network.

Michigan Health Information Network Harnesses (September 5, 2013) – By David F. Carr, Information Week: Health information exchange builds network faster by developing software in the cloud, tapping’s API and relationship management components.

Surescripts Adds 19 Healthcare Organizations to National Network (Aug. 13, 2013) – Surescripts Press Release: Surescripts announcement of network expansion including focus on MiHIN.

Michigan One of Ten States Beginning to Implement Disaster Response Health Information Exchange (July 11, 2013) – U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Press Release: Ten-State partnership working on providing seamless health information exchange in response to disasters for displaced patients during hurricanes or other widespread disasters.

SureScripts, MiHIN Enter Connectivity Agreement (April 23, 2013) – MiHIN Press Release: SureScripts, MiHIN announce agreement to allow users of SureScripts’ Clinical Interoperability network to send electronic health information to state of Michigan through MiHIN.

Michigan’s Health Information Technology Thought Leaders Gather for Conference (April 11, 2013) – MiHIN Press Release: Announcement of Connecting Michigan for Health 2013 conference.

Michigan Blues Join State Health Data Network (March 28, 2013) – By Joseph Conn, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan becomes first health plan in the state of Michigan to join MiHIN as a qualified data-sharing organization.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Becomes Qualified Organization with MiHIN (March 26, 2013) – MiHIN Press Release: Announcement of Blue Cross Blue Shield participation in Michigan’s health information exchange network.

Better Health Care Through APIs (March 13, 2013) - By Tony Kontzer, CIO Insight: Critical data-integration technology is helping health care providers in Michigan get patient information to doctors when and where they need it.

MiHIN, DigiCert and Nitor Group Facilitate Secure Sharing of Interstate Health Records (March 5, 2013) MiHIN Press Release: Project supports MiHIN’s initiative to help improve healthcare quality and affordability for Michigan residents through fast, secure electronic exchange of health information; serves as model for other states.

Michigan HIE Bright Spots: One Doctor’s Experience (Febuary 22, 2013) – By Brett Andriesen, Health IT Buzz: One Doctor’s Experience with Exchanging Information and Capacity Building

MiHIN Collaborates with White Pine Systems (February 7, 2013) – White Pine Systems Press Release: White Pine Systems announces pilot project with MiHIN to discover requirements for consumer-facing personal health record gateway.

MiHIN Shared Security Services and New Chief Security Officer Announced (January 16, 2013) – MiHIN Press Release: MiHIN announces availability of ‘Shared Security Services’ for Michigan health information organizations, and new Chief Security Officer Brian Seggie.

PCE Systems Signs Up for Data Sharing Through MiHIN (January 15, 2013) – MiHIN Press Release: MiHIN has announced that PCE Systems has executed the legal data sharing agreements to become a Virtually Qualified Data Sharing Organization through MiHIN.

Southeast Michigan Beacon Community Becomes a Qualified Data Sharing Organization (December 20, 2013) – MiHIN Press Release: The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community and its health information exchange BeaconLink2Health has become a fully-qualified data sharing organization.

Care Team Connect Launches Integration to Michigan Health Information Network (December 19, 2013) – Care Team Connect Press Release: Health Information Exchange will provide real-time updates for 25,000 MiPCT patients

Western States Consortium Adds Michigan Health Information Network as Satellite Member (December 11, 2012) – MiHIN Press Release: The Western States Consortium (WSC) has welcomed the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) as an official Satellite member of the consortium.

Michigan Health Information Network (MiHIN) to Integrate HIPAAT Consent Management and Auditing Tools (November 29, 2012) – MiHIN Press Release: MiHIN is pleased to announce completion of an agreement with HIPAAT International Inc. to provide HIPAAT’s software services statewide.

Michigan Health Connect and Greenway Complete Data Exchange Agreement (September 18, 212) – By @montleyfool, Business Wire: Michigan Health Connect and Greenway Medical Technologies have agreed to provide large-scale integrated health system data exchange for ambulatory practices and clinics.

Ann Arbor: U of M Health Systems partners with IHA, Huron Valley Physicians in information exchange (September 17, 2012) – Ann Arbor Journal: Two physician groups have joined the University of Michigan Health System in choosing a system to securely access electronic health data.

Southeast Michigan health exchange completes Social Security disabilities claim project (July 25, 2012) – By Jay Greene, Crain’s Detroit Business: The Southeast Michigan Health Information Exchange has completed a $3 million contract with the Social Security Administration to develop an elctronic disability claim filing service.

MiHIN establishes HIE in Michigan (May 28, 2012) – By Kyle Murphy, PhD, EHR Intelligence: State Health Information Exchange Cooperative Agreement Program.

Michigan Department of Community Health and Michigan Health Connect go live with Public Health Reporting through MiHIN (May 8, 2012) – MiHIN Press Release: MDCH and Michigan Health Connect have activated real-time electronic reporting the State of Michigan using the Michigan model of a network of networks.

MiHIN Announces “Flex Staffing” Request for Proposal for US Businesses in 2013 (February 21, 2012) – MiHIN Press Release: MiHIN seeks vendors for general project support, IT, and data center/hosting services.

Announcement of the MiHIN Shared Service Sub-state HIE Funding Program (June 17, 2011) – MiHIN Press Release: Program calls for funding for Michigan’s qualified sub-state HIEs to thrive, expand and keep costs affordable for providers seeking meaningful use.

The Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services issues a Request for Proposal supporting Statewide Health Information Exchange (May 11, 2011) - Solution Providers must submit letters of intent by the end of day on May 20, 2011

The MiHIN Shared Services Strategic & Operational plans were approved by the Office of the National Coordinator for HIT: