On April 14, NYeC submitted comments to the Office for Civil Rights’ (OCR) on the Proposed Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy Rule.Read More
In this edition of NYeC News, we announce our exciting new initiative with 2-1-1 NY, supported by an award from HHS’s Administration for Community Living and their Social Care Referrals Challenge.Read More
As quality measurement and performance improvement in healthcare strives to increase use of technology to improve comprehensiveness, efficiency, and accuracy, clinical data from electronic health record systems and Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) has increasingly become a focus.Read More
New York is slowly emerging from the worst public health crisis in modern history, where our healthcare
system had to immediately transform, pivot, and stay prepared for whatever developments were ahead.
SHIN-NY alerts for COVID-19 test results have proven to be a great asset in the fight against the pandemic.
Statement from the New York State Department of Health in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, issued April 5, 2020, regarding SHIN-NY consent for VA and DoD MHS Facilities.Read More
NYeC’s Executive Director, Valerie Grey, provides an update on how the SHIN-NY is being leveraged in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
Statement from the New York State Department of Health in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, issued April 1, 2020, regarding SHIN-NY written consent for Alternate Site HospitalsRead More
NYeC NEWS: VOLUME 111: In this volume of NYeC News, we share a recent HEALTHeLINK study demonstrating decreases in patient readmissions and emergency visits through health information exchange, recommendations from NYeC for MRT II consideration, and more.Read More
HIE integration and utilization can decrease emergency department visits and unplanned 30-day patient readmission by 10 to 13 percent. February 19, 2020 – Medical practices that integrate and utilize health information exchange (HIE) can decrease the number of emergency department (ED) visits and unplanned 30-day hospital readmission, according to a study conducted by HEALTHeLINK in partnership with […]Read More
Even with the advancement of technology, interoperability has been surprisingly behind. February 10, 2020 – Despite advances in health information technology, interoperability in the healthcare world is an area that needs to improve to benefit the providers and especially patient wellness. In a recent ONC data brief, researchers analyzed data from the National EHR Surveys from […]Read More