NYeC News: Vol 73: August 25, 2016
Patient consent is a critical element of the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY), and as of July 2016 over 8.8 million New Yorkers have given consent to participating healthcare providers. The SHIN-NY holds records for over 40 million patients, processes over 2.8 million transactions a month, and has over 62,000 users.
In this issue of NYeC News, you'll learn more about Vice President Joe Biden's Cancer Moonshot Initiative which aims to harness technological and clinical advances to make significant headway in the fight against the disease, and hear about the value and benefits of clinical information exchange from members of the Western New York medical community in HEALTHeLINK's new Medical Minute. Stay up to date on all the happenings in HAPS, NYeC's Healthcare Advisory Professional Services (HAPS) and explore partner events and opportunities.Read More »
New York, NY: The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) announced today that the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY) holds records for over 40 million patients, processes over 2.8 million transactions a month, and has over 62,000 users. Participating in the network, allows doctors and patients to easily access health records across the state.
“The SHIN-NY allows New York State healthcare providers to access important healthcare information to achieve better coordination of care of patients across New York State. We are quickly approaching the moment when patients can be confident that health records from one provider can be viewed by another provider without having to transfer physical copies or faxing of documents” said Dr. Howard Zucker, Commissioner of Health for New York State.Read More »