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The Interface – Monthly Newsletter

MiHIN’s New Conformance Module In MIGateway

Published: 6/1/2021 -  MiHIN’s New Conformance Module In MIGateway Conformance standards are designed to continually improve the data that flows through the Michigan Health Information Network, ensuring it is complete and actionable when it’s received by the practitioners using the information.  Hospitals must maintain data quality standards for all ADT (Admission, Discharge, Transfer) and Consolidated Clinical Document Architecture (C-CDA) transmission; conformance thresholds apply to all inpatient, observation, and ED visits.    MiHIN’s new Conformance Module in MIGateway will improve the way you view and improve your conformance scores and allow hospital users to view, filter, and interact with conformance reports in a variety of new ways.  Additionally, you will also be able to view and download non-conformant ADT/CCDA message examples in an on-demand and real-time way to facilitate easier corrective action.  Hospitals can expect to receive outreach from their account executives with...

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One Month to Compliance: Patient Access API

Published: 6/1/2021 -  One Month to Compliance: Patient Access API  In one month, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin a compliance period for their Patient Access API. The Patient Access API and corresponding requirements are one portion of the larger CMS Final Interoperability Rule of 2020 which is often dubbed the Patient Access Rule. The reason for this title, and for the impending compliance period, is because it places an affirmation responsibility on certain federal payers to make individual and general information available to their enrollee population so individuals may take control of their own health information in an educated manner.   On the individual side, certain payers must make available via API  Current and past medical conditions and care received, which includes claims and...

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Introducing MiHIN’s new MIGateway Conformance Module

Published: 5/3/21 -  MiHIN is excited to announce a new way for hospitals to access their Conformance Reports! Currently, MIGateway enables effective coordination of care that is affordable, configurable and scalable to your organization. With MIGateway, you can: View and compare transitions of care messages Admission, Discharge Transfer notifications Discharge Medication Reconciliation messages Access diagnoses and treatment plans Update your patient roster in the statewide network Load your Active Care Relationships with one mouse click Find contact information for your patients’ care team Save time communicating with other care team members Easily access quality measure information Send quality measure information to State Medicaid for Promoting Interoperability Improve your quality reporting scores MiHIN’s new Conformance Module in MIGateway will improve the way you view and improve your conformance scores...

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ReferralsPlus Onboardings – April 2021

Published: 5/3/21 -  ReferralsPlus Onboardings - April 2021 MiHIN is happy to announce the following practices joined the ReferralsPlus network in April: Adult and Pediatric Dermatology Advanced Asthma and Allergy Immunology Advanced Orthopedic Specialists Associated Retinal Consultants, P.C. ATI Physical Therapy Cancer and Hematology Centers of Western Michigan Dialysis Access Center DAC Genesee CHAP – Community Health Access Program Hearing Wellness Center Huron Family Practice Michigan Pain Institute Michigan Pain Specialists Novi Dermatology Orthopedic Associates of Michigan Ottawa County Department of Public Health Specialty Eye Institute Urologic Consultants PC Wolverine Dermatology For additional information on the ReferralsPlus application, click here....

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Use Case Onboardings – April 2021

Published: 4/30/21 -  Use Case Onboardings - April 2021 MiHIN is pleased to announce the following organizations have onboarded to use cases and now sharing various types of data, statewide through the health information network.  To learn more about a use case, click on the link provided. Ambulatory CCDA Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Admission, Discharge, Transfer Notifications McLaren Physician Partners Common Key Service McLaren Greater Lansing Health Directory Ascension St. Mary's Hospital (MISAG) Immunizations Huron Gastroenterology Associates Monroe Health Center Charles G. Godoshian, MD Board of Trustees of Western Michigan University on behalf of Sindecuse Health Center Referrals Plus David Fivenson, MD, Dermatology, PLLC Brighton Vision Center Canton Foot and Ankle Specialists Canton Asthma and Allergy Advanced Orthopedic Specialists Statewide Lab Order-Results Beechtree Molecular Lab LLC OSP Health LLC dba Vibra Health Laboratory Munson Healthcare – Manistee Hospital MSU Student Health Services...

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ReferralsPlus Onboardings – March 2021

MiHIN is happy to announce the following practices joined the ReferralsPlus network in March.   Holland Physical Therapy 601 Michigan Ave. Suite 220 Holland, MI 49423 P : 616.355.4284 F : 616.355.4285 www.holland-pt.com ATI Physical Therapy 790 Remington Blvd Bolingbrook, IL 60440 O: 630.296.222 x 7292 F: 630.328.1618   Hearing Wellness Center 6653 Grand Haven Rd. Spring Lake, MI 49456 569 S. State St., Shelby, MI 49455   For additional information on the ReferralsPlus application, click here....

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CoP Requirements from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Published: 4/5/21 -  Is your hospital ready for the new Conditions of Participation (CoP) requirements from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)? In a little less than a month, on May 1, 2021, CMS will require all Medicare & Medicaid participating hospitals, inclusive of psychiatric hospitals and critical access hospitals, to send encounter notifications to established primary care providers (PCPs) and post-acute care providers (PAC) of their patients. While this will require hospitals to meet minimum requirements for encounter notifications, or as we like to call them, Admissions, Discharge, and Transfer (ADT) messages, much of the Michigan market will be equipped to meet the requirements if they participate in the MiHIN framework and ADT Use Case. During this month’s presentation of “The Download,” MiHIN will...

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Use Case Onboardings – March 2021

Published: 4/2/21 -  March 2021 Use Case Onboardings   MiHIN is pleased to announce the following organizations have onboarded to use cases and now sharing various types of data, statewide through the health information network.  To learn more about a use case, click on the link provided.  Active Care Relationship Service Ascension St. Mary's Hospital (MISAG)  Admission, Discharge, Transfer Notifications Angela Hospice Home Care Michigan Data Collaborative (MDC) Sturgis Hospital Hospice of Lansing Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan Dickinson Oncology Holland PHO  Common Key Service  McLaren Greater Lansing  Health Directory Ascension St. Mary's Hospital (MISAG)  Immunizations Beaver Island Rural Health Center Bhadresh D. Nayak, MD Cancer & Hematology Centers of Western Michigan, PC - Foremost GR Family First Medicine Fatima Hassan, MD AKA Monroe Pediatrics, PLLC Monroe Health Center Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services State Street Pharmacy and Wellness Center Referrals Plus David Fivenson, MD, Dermatology, PLLC Brighton Vision Center Canton Foot and Ankle Specialists Canton Asthma and Allergy  Advanced Orthopedic Specialists  Statewide...

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ReferralsPlus Version 5 Upgrade – Interface

Published: 4/2/21 -  MiHIN is excited to announce the upcoming release of the ReferralsPlus v5 application.   A person’s needs are often interconnected, but our health care and social service systems are often fragmented and siloed.  When a person is identified with a medical, behavioral, financial, social or community related need the organization involved in the person’s care should be able to efficiently and easily refer the person to another organization that can assist in coordinating care to meet that need. Our ReferralsPlus application helps improve the quality, efficiency, and cost of healthcare.  The primary new feature is an interactive reporting module that can help you identify opportunities to improve the coordination of care for your patients so they get the care they need.  With the reporting module, referral administrators will be able to:    Review current...

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Connecting Michigan for Health and More – March 23rd Event Wrap-Up

Published: 4/2/21 -  March 23rd EVENT RECAP  Healthcare 3.0 – Exploring the New Paradigm  The business and practice of healthcare delivery has shifted dramatically at notable inflection points in recent years, and technological innovation has played a central role in these changes. The onset of Covid-19 prompted the need for significant changes in healthcare and had a significant impact on important ongoing issues including social determinants of health (SDoH), public, and population health. Add to that the new regulatory requirements on payers and providers prompted by the ONC/CMS Final Rules, the 21st Century Cures Act and the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA). MiHIN’s 2021 virtual conference series, Connecting Michigan for Health and More, is focused on exploring this new paradigm of Healthcare 3.0 and its implications...

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