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USQHIN Launches Payer Advisory Workgroup

Published: 8/5/21 -  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For additional information, contact: Emily Mata |Marketing & Communications Manager Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services 517.745.8835 emily.mata@mihin.org USQHIN Launches Payer Advisory Workgroup Group will gather input from national health plans, work to improve interoperability   WASHINGTON, D.C. - The United States QHIN (USQHIN), an innovative alternative nationwide health information network focused on rationalizing interstate data exchange at national scale, today announced the launch of its Payer Advisory Workgroup (PAW). The PAW is a subgroup of the USQHIN National ADT Hub Network (NAHN). NAHN aims to fill a critical national interoperability gap by creating an extensible national ADT asset that does not currently exist. The PAW will gather important, sustained input from key national health plans related to the specific value propositions of the NAHN asset and the associated delivery...

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Interoperability Institute Participates in 2021 CMS HL7® FHIR® Connectathon, Tests New Open-Source Sandbox Offering

Published: 8/2/21 -  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2, 2021 For additional information, contact: Emily Mata | Marketing and Communications Manager 517.745.8835| emily.mata@mihin.org Interoperability Institute Participates in 2021 CMS HL7® FHIR® Connectathon, Tests New Open-Source Sandbox Offering Event brings together industry leaders to solve healthcare data exchange challenges.  ANN ARBOR, Mich. –   Interoperability Institute (IOI) joined more than 100 developers, programmers, technology experts, analysts, and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) colleagues to learn about emerging APIs and HL7® FHIR® implementation by participating in the 2021 Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) HL7 FHIR Connectathon. An HL7 FHIR Connectathon is a collaborative event in which technical and business stakeholders from across the healthcare industry convene to test HL7 FHIR Implementation Guides and Reference Implementations to demonstrate their use for solving healthcare interoperability challenges...

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HealthIT.gov 2021 ONC Tech Forum: New Dates – Registration Now Open

NEW DATES: Registration is Open for the 2021 ONC Tech Forum! The Tech Forum is now September 10 and 17, 2021. Register today for the all-virtual 2021 ONC Tech Forum to hear industry perspectives on the progress made in health IT over the past year, and how we can continue to advance health technology to improve patient care, health equity, data exchange, and interoperability. What: #ONCTechForum When: September 10 and 17, 2021 Read the Blog Post →  (healthit.gov website) View the Agenda and Register Now → (healthit.gov website)...

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The Download – August 3

Join MiHIN for The Download, a monthly webinar featuring Michigan HIE news and updates on policy, use cases, data-sharing tools, and more. This virtual forum provides a timely and focused setting for MiHIN’s trusted data-exchange partners and other interested parties to be informed about how MiHIN’s shared services are improving health and healthcare throughout Michigan. We look forward to seeing you virtually! Learn more & register>...

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Use Case Onboardings – May and June 2021

Published: 7/12/21 -  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.  Immunizations  Cereal City Pediatrics True Care Pharmacy Central Pharmacy Charlotte Michigan State University HealthTeam March Medical Associates Macomb Medical Clinic Par Wick Pharmacy Stonebrooke Family Physicians BMC Pharmacy West Bloomfield Merriman Drugs Cadila Pharmacy  Lab Orders-Results  Michigan UrgentCare Brighton Aegis Sciences Corporation Michigan UrgentCare Grosse Pointe Michigan UrgentCare Ann Arbor Michigan UrgentCare Livonia Michigan UrgentCare Waterford Michigan UrgentCare Clinton TWP Michigan UrgentCare Ferndale  MIGateway  Caring Pediatric Partners PC March Medical Associates Professional Village Medical Center Macomb Medical Clinic Grand Valley Medical Specialists - Grand Rapids Charles G. Godoshian, MD Haddad Internal Medicine Stonebrooke Family Physicians Jonna L Schmidt MD PC...

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MiHIN Transition To ADVault

Published: 7/12/21 -  MiHIN is making a transition from Patient Care Document (PCD)/VIPR to ADVault for advance directive (AD). Due to this migration, your practice and processes will potentially be affected in the near future. Effective immediately, it is recommended that all AD uploading to MiHIN activities be paused.  All individuals are strongly encouraged to carry a copy of their AD on their person when traveling outside of their home health system area. For any retrieval of past uploads into PCD/VIPR, the process remains unchanged during this transition. Those previously stored ADs remain available to MiHIN users via the current retrieval methods. As the future uploading and retrieval with ADVault activity becomes available, we will be sharing details and processes ASAP. We regret the disruption to your current workflow but are confident that the future use of ADVault will provide benefits to individuals and their healthcare team alike.    Please note that...

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HIT Roadmap

Published: 7/12/21 -  In 2019, Michigan Health Endowment awarded Michigan’s Health Information Technology Commission (HITC) and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) a grant with the objective of modernizing the state’s health information technology (health IT) strategic plan.  MDHHS is currently reviewing their findings with stakeholders in order to begin the creation of the roadmap. MiHIN, the designated provider of the state of Michigan’s HIE shared services, has been begun processing feedback and recommendations that came out of these stakeholders sessions in order to align priorities and assist in making the HIT Commission Roadmap a success.  Learn more here.  ...

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Interoperability Institute’s HIMSS21 Session Given TIGER Designation

Interoperability Institute’s HIMSS21 session has been selected to be identified as being one of six TIGER (Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform) designated sessions. The TIGER Initiative from HIMSS provides the global health workforce with innovative informatics/eHealth tools and resources to transform health for all. The global TIGER network collaborates to integrate informatics/eHealth into healthcare education, certification, practice and research through an inclusive, interdisciplinary, intergenerational approach. The session will be endorsed by and promoted to the TIGER community to help raise awareness and attract members, including the addition of the TIGER logo next to the session listing in the onsite HIMSS21 Pocket Guide publication....

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Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services, Velatura Public Benefit Corporation Announce Donation to Interoperability Institute Workforce Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2021 For additional information, contact: Emily Mata | Communications Manager 517.745.8835 |emily.mata@mihin.org   Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services, Velatura Public Benefit Corporation Announce Donation to Interoperability Institute Workforce Program Donations will benefit students pursuing a career in health information technology GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) and Velatura Public Benefit Corporation (Velatura) today announced that a portion of proceeds from every referral it makes to Trusted Dynamic Registration & Authentication Accreditation Program (TDRAAP) will be used to support a student pursuing a career in health information technology at Interoperability Institute’s (IOI) Workforce program. TDRAAP, launched by the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a non-profit standards development organization and accrediting body for organizations that electronically exchange healthcare data, in partnership with UDAP.org,...

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