HEALTHeLINK, Western New York’s clinical information exchange, has reached one million uniquely consented patients. Approximately 95% of those who consent authorize their health information to be shared among treating providers.Read More
Various statewide health information exchanges and regional health information organizations are making changes to their health information exchanges.Read More
A white paper published this year by the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) proposes that the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY) consider broadening its consent policy to enable care coordination, quality improvement, and other population health efforts.Read More
HealthlinkNY’s campaign to successfully boost patient consent was featured in a recent Healthcare Informatics article. The “Just Say ‘YES!’” campaign was designed to educate consumers so they would sign consent forms at their providers’ offices when asked.Read More
NYeC News: Vol 71: May 25, 2016
NYeC is seeking dynamic, innovative thought leaders to speak at our 2016 Digital Health Conference.
Speaker proposals should demonstrate actual usage of transformative health tech innovations and tools, explore how technology is transforming care delivery and business models, suggest practical applications of existing technologies, and/or highlight the effects of technology in healthcare advances. All ideas for speaking topics are welcome and the best and most relevant will be invited to speak at the event.Read More
Nearly 2 million people have seen and heard HealthlinkNY’s new consumer education ads. The message: Sign consent forms to get better care.Read More