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Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services Tag

HL7 Da Vinci Use Case Explored During Connectathon

LANSING, Mich., February 13, 2020 — As the healthcare industry continues to move towards true interoperability through completely connected systems, activities are underway to test use cases designed to advance value-based care among providers and payers through standards-based data exchange. In January, Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) supported a Connectathon to test a use case framework advanced by Health Level Seven® (HL7®). The Da Vinci Use Case Clinical Data Exchange (CDex) seeks to streamline the data flow from clinical settings to payers to facilitate quality measurement and care coordination. The HL7 FHIR Accelerator Program, Da Vinci Project (Da Vinci), founded in 2018, was assembled to focus on collaboration between payers and providers that would accelerate information exchange through utilizing Fast Healthcare Interoperable Resources (FHIR®) based...

MIHIN Achieves Accreditation Aligned with TEFCA

TNAP accreditation ensures adherence to security, privacy, regulatory compliance and rights management, including compliance with new privacy regulatory requirements EAST LANSING, Michigan – January 27, 2020 – Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) announced it has achieved full accreditation with the Trusted Network Accreditation Program (TNAP) from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC). TNAP accreditation leverages existing industry-wide identity verification, authentication, and privacy/security frameworks and directly aligns with the development of the 21st Century Cures Act including the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) and promotes interoperability, assuring the security and privacy of trusted networks, and the use of enabling technologies in the healthcare ecosystem. Through EHNAC’s comprehensive third-party review, MiHIN was evaluated in areas of security, privacy, regulatory compliance and rights management, including...

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...

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...

Interoperability Institute launched to grow health IT workforce, learning and collaboration

LANSING, Mich., September 5, 2019 - Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) is launching a new not-for-profit organization focused on innovative research designed to accelerate national interoperability and to attract and develop health information technology (IT) talent. The Interoperability Institute provides a collaborative learning space where organizations can work towards national interoperability via product solutions like Interoperability Land™, which will help organizations work within the new health data rules expected to be announced soon by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services and Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. Interoperability Land is a simulated healthcare ecosystem designed to power the future of interoperability through the integration, acceptance, and testing of technologies and open standards within a collaborative digital platform. Organizations can learn, build and...

Public Health Surveillance: Electronic Reporting as a Point of Reference

Public health agencies conduct regular surveillance to prevent, investigate, and control disease outbreaks. Disease surveillance measures begin in healthcare settings because public health agencies collect disease information from healthcare providers, facilities, and clinical laboratories that are required to report certain diseases and conditions to state or local health agencies...

Trusted Network Accreditation Program (TNAP) Announces Participating Beta Organizations Ahead of Finalizing Program Criteria

FARMINGTON, Conn. – August 20, 2019 –The Trusted Network Accreditation Program (TNAP) collaborative, established to directly align with the 21st Century Cures Act and the development of the Trusted Exchange Framework with Common Agreement (TEFCA), today named six healthcare organizations, selected by the TNAP Steering Committee Beta Workgroup, who are serving as beta candidates and initial testing sites for its draft accreditation program. Read more....

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. ...