HealtheConnections Announces Finalization of Merger

Following a strategic partnership, HealtheConnections and HealthlinkNY are now officially merged. The merger was approved by the New York State Attorney General and is effective May 1, 2019. The merger forms a health information exchange (HIE) that serves participants in the Central New York, Southern Tier, and Hudson Valley regions. HealtheConnections will continue operating and connecting […]

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New York HIE Supports Population Health, Clinical Data Quality

Health IT Analytics reports on HEALTHeLINK, the health information exchange (HIE) of western New York, as it continues efforts to improve population health, streamline clinical workflows, and boost data quality through more than 5,000 participating providers. In its 2018 Report to the Community, HEALTHeLINK states that one million continuity of care documents (CCDs) are uploaded annually […]

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HealtheConnections, HealthlinkNY Announce Merger

On January 31, 2019, HealtheConnections and HealthlinkNY announced the companies will merge together into HealtheConnections, forming a regional health information exchange (HIE) that spans the Central New York, Southern Tier, and Hudson Valley regions. HealtheConnections and HealthlinkNY are Qualified Entities operating and connecting their regional HIEs with others in New York State that together form […]

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BlueCross BlueShield Partners With HEALTHeLINK to Improve Community Health Through Data Exchange

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York today announced an innovative partnership with HEALTHeLINK to support physicians and improve health outcomes for BlueCross BlueShield members. Using HEALTHeLINK’s well- established transparent and secure data exchange platform, specific claims data will be available to local participating physicians. 

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Rochester RHIO Expanding Health Data Exchange with State Grant

More than 60 healthcare providers throughout the greater Rochester area are contributing patient EHRs to Rochester RHIO after receiving grants from a New York grant program, according to the Monroe County Post. The grant from the Data Exchange Incentive Program (DEIP) is being used to offset setup costs for enrolling additional providers and patient health records […]

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Crain’s Health Pulse Q&A With Val Grey

Crain’s Health Pulse recently sat down with our Executive Director, Valerie Grey, to discuss the role health information technology and the state’s health information exchange, the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY), can play in improving outcomes and cutting costs, and what next steps need to be taken to advance care.

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