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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