New York Expands Electronic Patient Care Alerts Service Statewide

The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) today announced the expansion of patient care alerts across the state’s eight regional health information exchanges through the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY). The statewide expansion of this service further enhances the SHIN-NY’s patient care coordination capabilities and creates an integral resource in improving health and care delivery, including reducing hospital readmissions, throughout the state.

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NYeC News: Proposed Changes to MU, HIE Adoption Incentives, & More

In this month’s newsletter, we discuss CMS’s proposed changes to the Meaningful Use Program. The proposed changes reflect CMS’s focus on interoperability, patient data access, and system-wide health information exchange.

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Summary of Changes to Version 3.5 of the SHIN-NY Privacy and Security Policies and Procedures for QEs and their Participants

On April 10, 2018, the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) released Version 3.5 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). The revisions follow the changes recommended by the Policy Committee and the NYeC Board in 2017. The most significant changes to the SHIN-NY Policies and Procedures are in regards to cybersecurity.

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