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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HIE Integration Cuts ED Visits, Hospital Readmissions by Over 10%

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 […]

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3 Ways to Enhance Healthcare Interoperability with Health IT

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 […]

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4 Interoperability Pillars Driving Data Access, Outcomes in 2020

As healthcare continues the shift into more patient-centered care, its imperative interoperability improves to drive care outcomes and improve patient access to data. November 26, 2019 – Along with technology, interoperability is constantly improving and adapting to match the growth of technology in the healthcare sector. The need for seamless data transactions are crucial for […]

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New York Estimates State HIE Saves Up to $195M Annually in Care Spending

New York estimates that its statewide health information exchange reduces healthcare costs by $160 million to $195 million dollars annually. November 13, 2019 – Savings generated by the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY) includes significant savings for both Medicaid and Medicare programs within the state. Even if just current users of the HIE […]

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