Providers Caring for an Aging Population Need Widespread HIE Use

Family medicine physician and former member of NYeC’s Board of Directors, Eugene Heslin, MD recently spoke to about the importance of the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY) and HIE development to support patient care in a medical field flooded with data. HIE use enables the level of provider communication necessary to support complex and chronic disease management for aging baby boomers.

A firm believer in the importance of encouraging all hospitals across New York to participate in SHIN-NY, Heslin was recently recognized by NYeC for his commitment to advocating for the statewide HIE network. Advocacy is one of the strategic mainstays of the SHIN-NY 2020 roadmap, which outlines the network’s plans to evolve in the coming years to support value-based care. Heslin said the aging baby boomer population presents a compelling use case for encouraging healthcare consumers to opt in to the SHIN-NY.


(Source: EHR