Access to Minor Data Now Available through HEALTHeLINK

As a result of a change in New York State policy, participating providers can now securely access data through HEALTHeLINK for minor patients 10 – 17 years of age. Access to the data requires a parent or legal guardian signing an affirmative HEALTHeLINK consent form on behalf of the minor patient. Consent forms can now […]

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2017 Opportunities & Challenges for Shifting to Value-Based Care in New York

In a recent RCM Answers, Sarianne Gruber reported on the “Navigating Value-Based Care: Making it Work in New York” panel at the 2016 Digital Health Conference.  The success of New York State’s healthcare rests on the best strategies and implementations for value-based care and value-based purchasing. At the annual New York eHealth Collaborative Digital Health Conference, […]

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NYeC News: 2016 DHC Highlights, Cross QE Alerts, & Population Health

NYeC NEWS : VOLUME 76 : DECEMBER 22, 2016

Explore highlights from this year’s Digital Health Conference, including presentations and videos approved to share, and the PATH Awards, other top headlines, stay up to date on all the happenings in HAPS, NYeC’s Healthcare Advisory Professional Services (HAPS), and explore partner events and opportunities.

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NewYork-Presbyterian Rolls Out Digital Healthcare in Record Time

Internet Health Management reported on the “Digital Health Initiatives and Implementation at New York-Presbyterian” session at the 2016 Digital Health Conference. At the session, Dr. Peter Fleischut, Chief Innovation Office, told conference attendees about NYP OnDemand, a new telehealth initiative that enables patients, doctors, and other healthcare providers to perform a broader range of web-based healthcare transactions. Since […]

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University of Vermont Medical Center now contributing data via Hixny

North Country providers can now get a level of detail in patient records they couldn’t have imagined before—thanks to a landmark move by The University of Vermont Medical (UVM Medical Center) and Hixny. Hixny’s addition of UVM Medical Center is a first for the Empire State and the Northeast where access to secure electronic medical […]

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Digital Health Investors See More Money Pouring Into Big Data

The “Where is Digital Health Headed in 2017? Follow The Money!” panel at the Digital Health Conference featured four Wall Street bankers and a venture capital executive. Together they addressed investor money, which will keep flowing into digital healthcare—under certain circumstances, Internet Health Management reported.  For example, next year healthcare investors—especially digital healthcare investors—will continue to […]

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NY Health Systems Need Standardized Quality Metrics to Advance Value-Based Payments, Execs Say

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and New York State have embarked on an ambitious journey to improve outcomes for patients and populations by incentivizing the delivery of high-value care by providers. However, the path to value-based care has presented a unique set of challenges and opportunities for stakeholders throughout state’s healthcare system. […]

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