Notice of Changes to SHIN-NY Privacy and Security Policies and Procedures For QEs and Their Participants

The Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY) Policy Committee has been working on several key changes to the privacy and security policies and procedures in an effort to help facilitate the use of the SHIN-NY have recently been approved by the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) and released via the DOH website. Below, please find a summary of the changes.

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Healthix Integration with Private HIEs Run by Northwell Health, Mount Sinai

Healthix has connected its public HIE system to private HIEs operated by Northwell Health and the Mount Sinai Health System. The robust set of clinical data generated by Northwell Health and Mount Sinai Health System is available in real time to every other organization in the Healthix network and across the SHIN-NY.

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NYeC News: 2017 Gala & Awards Honorees

In this month’s newsletter, we’re pleased to announce the honorees for the sixth annual Gala & Awards, which will be held November 1st at the Edison Ballroom. Hosted by NYeC’s Board of Directors, the event serves to recognize and honor the achievements of those leading the mission to improve healthcare through technology. Also, we introduced the Advanced Primary Care (APC) program. If you are interested in the APC program or for more information, please contact us at APC@nyehealth.org.

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Distinguished Leaders to be Honored for Achievements in Improving Healthcare Through Technology

Five of the foremost leaders in New York State healthcare will be recognized on November 1st at the New York eHealth Collaborative’s (NYeC) 2017 Gala & Awards. Hosted by NYeC’s Board of Directors, the event serves to recognize and honor the achievements of those leading the mission to improve healthcare through technology.

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Rochester RHIO and Department of Veterans Affairs Partner to Support Better Patient Care

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Canandaigua VA Medical Center is now participating in Rochester RHIO’s (Regional Health Information Organization) community health information exchange (HIE). Rochester RHIO supports better patient care for the region’s veterans by connecting VA providers to their HIE services.

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Provider Spotlight: HealtheConnections

In a recent interview, Dr. Martin Stallone, the Medical Director of the Hospitalist Program at Cayuga Medical Center and the Medical Director of the Cayuga Area Physicians (CAP) Clinical Integrated Network Alliance details how health information exchange helps their providers deliver high-quality, comprehensive care.

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NYeC News: NYeC at HIMSS NY, HIE Updates & More

In this month’s newsletter, review the presentation our Executive Director, Val Grey, gave at the HIMSS New York State Chapter Annual Conference. Val’s presentation, “Everything SHIN-NY: Healthcare Dynamics, State of the Enterprise & Draft 2020 Roadmap” provided a look at where healthcare is headed in New York State and how the SHIN-NY is supporting numerous federal and state delivery reform initiatives underway.

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