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An Alternative Nationwide Health Information Network Has Launched to Scale and Solve National Interoperability Challenges

Published: 2/8/2021 - 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 An Alternative Nationwide Health Information Network Has Launched to Scale and Solve National Interoperability Challenges USQHIN aims to close gaps, emphasize collaboration Grand Rapids, MI - The United States QHIN (USQHIN) has launched as a wholly owned subsidiary of Velatura Public Benefit Corporation, which will use data exchange to scale and solve national interoperability challenges. Historically, national data exchange has been limited by the challenges of exchanging integrated, rationalized data between disparate networks. USQHIN aims to solve this challenge by closing the gap between effective local or regional exchange and national exchange and by emphasizing collaboration and honoring existing network relationships to benefit all participants. USQHIN aligns with the currently understood...

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Velatura Public Benefit Corporation Partners with Georgia Health Information Network to Enhance Current Health Information Exchange

Published: 2/3/2021 -  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  For additional information, contact:   Emily Mata | Communications Manager 517.745.8835 | emily.mata@mihin.org   Velatura Public Benefit Corporation Partners with Georgia Health Information Network to Enhance Current Health Information Exchange  ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN), the state-designated health information exchange (HIE) for Georgia, today announced its contract with Velatura Public Benefit Corporation (Velatura). The partnership will replace GaHIN’s current health information platform and expand services for Georgia providers.  GaHIN facilitates the use and secure exchange of patient health information so providers have the information they need at the point of care, resulting in improved quality of care, better health outcomes and reductions in cost. Velatura’s advanced tools and service offerings will reduce onboarding burden and provide more value proposition to HIE members, encouraging more participation within Georgia and across the country...

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The Download – March 2

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...

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Use Case Onboardings – January

Published: 2/1/2021 -  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.  Active Care Relationship Service  VillageMD Michigan   Admission, Discharge, Transfer Notifications  Tandem 365  VillageMD Michigan   Common Key Service  Garden City Hospital   Immunization History-Forecast  Exclusive Physicians, PLLC   Lab Orders-Results  eMed Labs, LLC.  Northwest Labs Inc  Priva Path Labs (DBA LGC Labs)  Rapid Biosense LLC   Medication Reconciliation  VillageMD Michigan        ...

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MiHIN New Service – Care Coordinator IDs

Published: 1/29/2021 -  MiHIN is happy to announce a new service to help make electronic health information solutions more accessible to care coordinators in Michigan. Care coordinators are an essential part of the health care team. Most often RNs, care coordinators work across the care continuum—including hospitals, primary care, specialties, and post-acute —to provide help and continuity to patients who are high-risk or have complex needs beyond a single episode of care. Despite their critical importance, care coordinators have not historically been able to leverage Health Information Technology (HIT) solutions because many HIT solutions are designed with clinical providers in mind and either don’t fit the needs of care coordinators or aren’t accessible to them. Care coordinators whose organizations participate with MiHIN are now able to request a...

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