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MiHIN to present at SHIEC about community collaboration and how to improve patient matching

WHAT: Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) will speak at the 2019 Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative during two sessions: A Payer Panel Discussion: Common Interests and Community Collaboration and How to Improve Patient Matching - 4 Proven Methods. Dr. Tim Pletcher, Executive Director, MiHIN and Velatura Public Benefit Corporation (Velatura), will speak during a panel on how Michigan engages with payers to align incentives to drive statewide interoperability, use case adoption and value creation. James Noland, Senior Product Marketing Manager, MiHIN, will speak during a panel on Michigan’s unique approach to patient matching utilizing 4Medica’s Big Data MPI along with a common key, a private attribute to link individuals with their health information. More information on the summit is available here. WHO: Dr. Tim Pletcher, Executive Director, MiHIN and...

Michigan Health Information Network’s Patient Matching Strategy Improves Electronic Information Sharing

Marina del Rey, CA—August 15, 2018 — 4medica announced today that its master patient index (MPI) technology is being used by the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) to make sure incoming patient data is accurately and swiftly matched to the right patient record, helping to ensure the correct healthcare providers are receiving information about their patients that is exchanged through the statewide network. MiHIN uses the 4medica Big Data MPI along with a private patient attribute or “common key” that links individuals and their health information across systems and organizations. The combined solution enables MiHIN to match patient identities in real time. This is crucial, as MiHIN coordinates and bridges communication between providers throughout the state, a volume of transactions that numbers in the tens...