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SHIN-NY Spotlight | Issue 6 | August 2018

Welcome to the sixth issue of the SHIN-NY Spotlight, our update on the progress the state is making in advancing New York’s health information exchange (HIE), the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY).

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Bronx Regional Health Information Organization Subscription Alert Services

Patients often seek care from multiple providers and organizations. Unfortunately, communication between providers is often inefficient and ineffective. Health information technologies can support better sharing of information among heath care organizations and address these challenges.

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Cross RHIO Clinical Event Notifications are Live — What Does it Mean for You?

Last week, Healthix and NYCIG began exchanging alerts on patients who are admitted and discharged from an emergency room and inpatient hospital setting. In a 24 hour period, Healthix sent 2,464 alerts to NYCIG, and NYCIG sent 2,297 alerts to Healthix, indicating a high crossover of patients.

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SHIN-NY, Oscar Introduce Healthix’s Patient Alert System

The New York State Health Department joined with Healthix, the Brooklyn Health Home and Oscar to provide an update on the development of New York’s new EHR system, the Statewide Health Information Network of New York (SHIN-NY). To demonstrate how the SHIN-NY operates on a regional level, the group highlighted Healthix’s patient alert system, which allows care managers to receive real-time alerts when their patients are admitted to or discharged from a hospital, helping to improve care coordination and reduce avoidable hospital re-admissions.

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