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Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services Appoints Three New Members to Board of Directors

Published: 12/7/21 -  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 7, 2021 For additional information, contact: Emily Mata | 517.745.8835 emily.mata@mihin.org Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services Appoints Three New Members to Board of Directors Lansing, Mich.— Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) has announced three new board of director members including Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Elizabeth Hertel, Priority Health Vice President Michelle Ilitch and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Vice President Sondra Pedigo. “We are thrilled to add the collective expertise of Elizabeth Hertel, Michelle Illitch and Sondra Pedigo to the board,” said Tim Pletcher, DHA, Executive Director of MiHIN. “This new cohort of leadership will contribute to the overall guidance and strategy of Michigan’s statewide initiative to improve health care delivery through better access to electronic health information.”...

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Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services Partners with Velatura and findhelp to Advance Social Care Interoperability in Michigan

Published: 11/30/21 -  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For additional information, contact: Emily Mata | Marketing & Communications Manager 517.745.8835 | emily.mata@mihin.org Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services Partners with Velatura and findhelp to Advance Social Care Interoperability in Michigan Partnership will establish national HIE portal, connect patients with social services LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) today announced that it will collaborate with Velatura Public Benefit Corporation (Velatura) and findhelp (formerly known as Aunt Bertha) to establish a national health information exchange (HIE) portal, advance shared application programming interfaces (APIs) and provide a pathway to interoperable referrals. The pandemic continues to reveal how the circumstances of a person's life can dramatically affect their health beyond the medical care they receive. Research shows that social determinants of health (SDoH) such as...

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Constellation Production Ops Freeze and Satisfaction Survey

Published: 11.24.21 -  Constellation Production Code/Feature & Operational Freezes The Constellation’s annual holiday freezes will occur between December 11, 2021 through January 2, 2022. The freeze details are available below: A maintenance production code and feature freeze will occur 12/11 through 1/2 and the last maintenance window, before the freeze, will occur on 12/9. An operational freeze, which includes any new Onboardings and Legacy ACRS file submissions, will occur 12/22 through 1/2. This does not include ACRS file submissions via the MIGateway File Submission module, as the File Submission module will remain operable. If you submit ACRS files via the Legacy method (not via MIGateway File Submission), please submit your ACRS files before 12/22 for validation and loading. The Constellation office will be closed December 24, 2021 through...

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MiHIN Production Ops Freeze and Satisfaction Survey

Published: 11.24.21 -  MiHIN Production Code/Feature & Operational Freezes MiHIN’s annual holiday freezes will occur between December 11, 2021 through January 2, 2022. The freeze details are available below: A maintenance production code and feature freeze will occur 12/11 through 1/2 and the last maintenance window, before the freeze, will occur on 12/9. An operational freeze, which includes any new Onboardings and Legacy ACRS file submissions, will occur 12/22 through 1/2. This does not include ACRS file submissions via the MIGateway File Submission module, as the File Submission module will remain operable. If you submit ACRS files via the Legacy method (not via MIGateway File Submission), please submit your ACRS files before 12/22 for validation and loading. The MiHIN office will be closed December 24, 2021 through January...

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Michigan Health Information Networked Shared Services Convenes State, National Leaders for Healthcare Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 23, 2021 For additional information, contact: Emily Mata | 517.745.8835 emily.mata@mihin.org Michigan Health Information Networked Shared Services Convenes State, National Leaders for Healthcare Conference   LANSING, Mich. – Earlier this month, state and national healthcare leaders convened for the final session of the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) 2021 Connecting Michigan for Health and More virtual conference series. The theme of the conference was “Healthcare Technology 3.0,” which explored the implications of the ongoing evolution of healthcare delivery, experience, cost, and outcomes. Throughout the year, MiHIN’s virtual conference series brought together leaders in healthcare, legal, policy, interoperability, and more to discuss salient issues within the industry, including social determinants of health, CMS/ONC final rules, eConsent, and virtual care. The conference series included five virtual events, including a...

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Dr. Michael Klinkman Elected as Co-Chair of the Gravity Project Technical Advisory Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 17, 2021 For additional information, contact: Emily Mata | Marketing & Communications Manager Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services 517.745.8835 | emily.mata@mihin.org Dr. Michael Klinkman Elected as Co-Chair of the Gravity Project Technical Advisory Committee Klinkman a family physician, Consulting SDoH Program Medical Director for MiHIN LANSING, Mich. – Dr. Michael Klinkman has been elected as co-chair of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) which provides technical and expert input to the Gravity Project, a national public collaborative that develops consensus-based data standards to improve how we use and share information on social determinants of health (SDoH). Klinkman has been a practicing family physician for over 30 years and serves as the consulting Medical Director for the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services’ (MiHIN) SDoH Program...

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Velatura HIE Corporation Announces Partnership with findhelp to Deploy Social Care Solution to Midwest and National Customers

Published: 11/3/21 -    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For additional information, contact: Emily Mata | 517.745.8835 emily.mata@mihin.org Velatura HIE Corporation Announces Partnership with findhelp to Deploy Social Care Solution to Midwest and National Customers Partnership to drive coordinated social care delivery; promote health equity in communities GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (November 3, 2021) – Velatura HIE Corporation (Velatura) today announced a new partnership with findhelp (formerly known as Aunt Bertha), the leading search and referral platform of social service organizations, to provide a safe, secure, and effective platform for participants to connect patients with social services. The newly formed partnership will enable Velatura’s HIE network to serve as a health data utility. "Velatura wants to ensure our health care providers and communities have the tools they need to support social determinants of health (SDoH) initiatives...

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ReferralsPlus Onboardings – September 2021

Published: 10/28/21 -  MiHIN is happy to announce the following practices joined the ReferralsPlus network in September: Adult and Pediatric Dermatology Advanced asthma and Allergy and Immunology Allendale Eye Care Ascension Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute ATI Physical Therapy Blue Water Pharmacy Canton Asthma and Allergy Corner Health Center Dewitt Optometry Grand Rapids Eyecare LLP Hamzavi Pharmacy HVPA Joel Wellness Clinic Integrated Healthcare Of Chelsea IVF Michigan Fertility center J Thwainey MD PC Keith Kobet, MD Kutcher Clinic for Sports Neurology Mattawan Family Eye Care MI Skin Center Michigan Lung & Sleep Specialists PLC Michigan Pain Institute Michigan Vein Care Specialists MSU Extension Nasser N Sukhon, MD Northwest Optometry Novi Dermatology Okemos Optometry Pain Recovery Solutions Richard C. Annis, O.D.-Vision Source Senior Resources of West Michigan Specialty Eye...

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