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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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The Download – July 13

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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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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Michigan Health Information Network Awarded Funding From the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT

Published: 5/11/21 -  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 11, 2021 For additional information, contact: Emily Mata | Marketing & Communications Manager Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services 517.745.8835 | emily.mata@mihin.org Michigan Health Information Network Awarded Funding From the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT Funding will allow for greater collaboration with the City of Detroit on COVID-19 vaccination efforts LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN), a public and private nonprofit created to coordinate and build bridges between healthcare providers, announced today that it has been awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) as part of its Strengthening the Technical Advancement and Readiness of Public Health Agencies via Health Information Exchange Program (STAR HIE...

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Michigan Health Information Network, Velatura Public Benefit Corporation Partner with 3WON to Offer Free Tool to Providers

Published: 5/3/21 -  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2021 For additional information, contact: Emily Mata | Communications Manager 517.745.8835 | emily.mata@mihin.org Michigan Health Information Network, Velatura Public Benefit Corporation Partner with 3WON to Offer Free Tool to Providers Tool will allow providers to more easily comply with new CMS interoperability rules GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN), Velatura Public Benefit Corporation (Velatura), and 3WON today announced the release of DirettoReg™,  a free tool designed to allow community providers and practitioners to quickly submit their digital contact information for the National Plan & Provider Enumeration System (NPPES), therefore making it easier to comply with the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Final Interoperability Rule...

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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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