The New York State Practice Transformation Network (NYSPTN) is one of 39 healthcare collaborative networks selected to participate in the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, announced today by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell. NYSPTN, led by the New York eHealth Collaborative and Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency, will administer $48.5M over four years to provide technical assistance support to help equip clinicians in New York State with tools, information, and network support needed to improve quality of care, increase patients’ access to information, and spend healthcare dollars more wisely.Read More
We’re pleased to announce the honorees for our fifth annual Gala and PATH Awards, taking place November 18th in New York City:
- Jason Gorevic, Chief Executive Officer, Teladoc, Inc.
- Thomas Mahoney, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency (FLHSA)
- Lisa Perry, MBA, MPP, Senior Vice President, Quality and Technology Initiatives, Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS)
A select group of six innovative healthcare startups were chosen today to participate in the third annual New York Digital Health Accelerator (NYDHA), a four-month program run by the Partnership Fund for New York City (Partnership Fund) and the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC). The program supports growth-stage digital health companies that are developing cutting-edge technology products for healthcare providers and patients in the areas of care coordination, patient engagement, and workflow improvement.Read More
Overall health information exchange among hospitals has increased, but less than 25% of hospitals in 2014 had the capability to find, send, receive, and use data from sources outside of their network, according to a report from the American Hospital Association and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, Health Data Management reports (Slabodkin, Health Data Management, 8/12).Read More
On Monday, the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) will begin testing whether three Regional Health Information Organizations—Hixny, which covers the Capitol District, HealthlinkNY, which covers the Southern Tier and the Hudson Valley, and HealtheConnections, which covers the Syracuse region—can, in fact, talk to the Statewide Health Information Network of New York, or SHIN-NY, and, by extension, one another.Read More
Download the slide deck View the webinar video View the sMPI and sPRL Functional Specification Monday, July 20, 2015 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Learn more about the technical framework and implementation of sPRL and how your organization can leverage this powerful tool.Read More
It’s been years in the making, but come July 1 the state will begin stitching together regional health record systems—creating a network of networks—all in an effort to improve patient care. In part two of her report, Health Reporter Erin Billups takes a look at the impact on patients and doctors. In 2005, Brookdale University […]Read More
On July 1 the state will begin stitching together a statewide electronic health records system called the SHIN-NY – short for Statewide Health Information Network of New York. It’s a multi-step process starting with the nearly decades’ long work of building regional networks.Read More
The organizations responsible for New York’s statewide health information exchange network, known as the SHIN-NY, are losing no time leveraging the $45 million they received in funding in the state’s 2015-16 budget.
The network is coordinated by the New York eHealth Collaborative, designated by the state to coordinate the state network. The SHIN-NY will begin providing patient record lookup after July 1, says Monica Mahaffey, New York State Department of Health public affairs group director.Read More
- Provide an update and overview of the Statewide Healthcare Information Network of New York (SHIN-NY) and its value to healthcare providers.
- Give Healthcare Providers Information on how they will be able to access and share patient records through the SHIN-NY.
- Provide an overview of what capabilities will be available for healthcare providers this year and what they may already be able to access.