NYeC Submits Comments to CMS and ONC on 21st Century Cures Act Implementation

A summary of comments along with full remarks from NYeC in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) proposed rules aimed at improving interoperability and patient access, preventing information blocking, and promoting innovation, patient safety, and choice.

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Save the Date: 2019 Gala & Awards

Please join us Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at the Edison Ballroom in New York City. 

Hosted by NYeC’s Board of Directors, our Gala & Awards recognizes and honors the achievements of those leading the mission to improve healthcare through technology.

Save the date for a night of festive celebration with the leaders shaping the future of healthcare in New York!

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HealtheConnections Expands Clinical-Community Referrals

In 2016, HealtheConnections set out to improve the referral process by leveraging the power of the HIE and its large pool of participants and created a mechanism for healthcare providers to make perinatal referrals to the Healthy Families Program for Onondaga County residents. Now, the organization is about to launch its expanded referral platform that provides healthcare professionals with the tools they need to refer patients to evidence-based community programs.

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For this Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counselor, HealthlinkNY is Key

As an outpatient provider, Tom Rue of Choices Mental Health Counseling of Monticello, NY values HealthlinkNY’s ability to provide him with “…immediate access to information…” and the chance it gives him to provide more quality care. In fact, when first meeting with a patient, the first thing he does is ask them to sign a HealthlinkNY consent form, allowing him to view their medical record. Tom is a board certified and licensed mental health practitioner and credentialed alcoholism and substance abuse counselor with over 25 years of experience in private practice in Sullivan County.

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