Author: NYeC Staff

Summary of Changes to Version 3.7 of the SHIN-NY Privacy and Security Policies and Procedures for QEs and their Participants

In Janyary 2020, the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) released Version 3.7 of the SHIN-NY Privacy and Security Policies and Procedures for Qualified Entities and their Participants in New York State under 10 NYCRR § 300.3(b)(1) (the SHIN-NY Policies and Procedures). A summary of the changes is available within the post.

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Over 8.8 Million New Yorkers Have Given Consent to Healthcare Professionals to Allow Access of Healthcare Records

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.

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Healthcare Data as a Public Utility: How Do We Get There?

NYeC News: Vol 72: JUNE 23, 2016

Forty-six million Americans use mobile fitness and health apps. Over half of providers serving Medicare or Medicaid patients are using electronic health records (EHRs). Despite such advances and proliferation of health data and its collection, we are not yet on an inevitable path to unleashing the often-promised “power of data” because data remain proprietary and fragmented among insurers, providers, health record companies, government agencies, and researchers.

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Call for Applications for New York Digital Health Accelerator 2016 Class

The Partnership Fund for New York City (Partnership Fund) and the New York eHealth Collaborative launched their fourth annual call for applications for the New York Digital Health Accelerator (NYDHA).

The five-month program works to strengthen New York’s position as a vital regional hub for the digital health technology industry.

Twenty-one graduates of this highly successful program have raised nearly $230 million since leaving the program, and have created over 160 jobs in just three years.

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New York’s Health Revolution

There’s a quiet revolution going on in New York State. While the national debate continues about Obamacare and how to reduce healthcare expenditures, New York has already taken action. Thanks to a significant investment in technology and operational capacity, New York State is building a digital network of electronic medical records that will literally transform how patient care is provided and deliver major cost savings. It’s called the Statewide Health Information Network of New York, or SHIN-NY, and it puts New York State far out ahead of all other states when it comes to Health IT.

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New York’s Success: A Study in Partnership

In 2009, my family and I moved from Portland to New York City so I could take my current position at NYeC. Having worked in the Health IT division at Intel, I knew how important the work at NYeC would be. It was the opportunity to help better the lives of many millions and set in place standards that would influence the rest of the nation. Four years later, as we launch the 2013 National Health IT Week, I take this moment to reflect on how far we have come.

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