NYS Announces Statewide Network for Healthcare Records

NYeC and the NYS DOH announced that three Regional Health Information Organizations (Brooklyn Health Information Exchange, e-Health Network of Long Island, and THINC) and three health information exchange vendors (HealthUnity, IBM, and InterSystems) will participate in the Statewide Health Information Network of New York, or “SHINY,” which will function similarly to a public utility.

“This announcement is the next step in the creation of a robust 21st-century health care system that will better serve the people of New York,” said NYS Health Commissioner, Dr. Nirav Shah.