Summary of Changes to Version 3.7 of the SHIN-NY Privacy and Security Policies and Procedures for QEs and their Participants

In Janyary 2020, the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) released Version 3.7 of the SHIN-NY Privacy and Security Policies and Procedures for Qualified Entities and their Participants in New York State under 10 NYCRR § 300.3(b)(1) (the SHIN-NY Policies and Procedures). A summary of the changes is available within the post.

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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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