Author: NYeC Staff

New York HIE Network Shifting to FHIR Framework

Speaking on June 15 at the HL7 FHIR DevDays virtual meeting, Luke Doles, NYeC’s Senior Director of Services Management, discussed some of the limitations of a document-centric approach based on an IHE/XCA architecture and described the benefits of moving to a FHIR framework to enhance the SHIN-NY’s data exchange capabilities. “Several years ago, the New […]

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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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