HIE Featured Content

  1. HIEs In 2016: Three States To Watch

    As the entire country gets into a groove with health information exchanges (HIEs), a few states are breaking out as front-runners in implementing them in innovative and effective ways. Vermont, Florida, and Arizona in particular have all made significant headway in launching their HIEs and achieving admirable results for their patient and medical communities. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  2. Medical Moneyball — What Healthcare Stands To Learn From The Oakland A’s

    With all the talk of Big Data, there are still big questions as to how to most effectively leverage information and data to make a positive impact on healthcare delivery, cost, and outcomes. One health system leader thinks an approach developed by a Major League baseball team might be a game changer.

  3. A Road Map To Accelerating Health IT Value And Innovation

    Health IT is in a state of constant evolution, and it often seems that, for every problem solved, another is created. That’s why it’s vital we stop to assess where the industry stands from time to time, as well as look to the future to determine the best course to take to achieve our collective goals.

  4. HIE Reduces Redundancy, Cuts Costs

    Use of a health information exchange can limit the number of redundant medical imaging and tests, often leading to savings for providers. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. More Research Necessary To Determine Efficacy Of HIEs

    A lack of quality research gauging the impact of health information exchanges remains. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. HIT Critical To Meet Federal Standards

    Meeting current federal regulations would be impossible without the help of health technology, according to a study from IDC Health Insights. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. $4.3 Billion Invested In Digital HIT In 2015

    While the number of venture capital-funded deals dropped, the average amount rose. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. Idaho Health Data Exchange Launches Clinical Portal

    Portal provides single unified view of patient data via easy-to-use web-based portal. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. Insights On Launching, Sustaining Pop Health Initiatives

    By now, most healthcare organizations realize value-based reimbursement is becoming the new reality. With CMS and private insurers now embracing this model, healthcare providers know they must begin implementing effective quality-improvement programs to succeed. As a result, many provider organizations are turning to population health management programs to produce the clinical results that will enable them to financially succeed under value-based reimbursement. These initiatives aim to enhance outcomes for an entire group of individuals, instead of merely looking to improve health on a one-to-one basis. By Vicki Harter, VP of Care Transformation, Caradigm

  10. Designing For Better Health Outcomes

    Can a combination of smartphone-enabled diagnostics and digital tools change mental models and empower patients to manage and prevent chronic conditions? It sure can. Recently, Jana Care partnered with Continuum to improve lives using digital tools for patients in India with Type 2 diabetes. Over 66 million people in the country are diagnosed with diabetes, and another 77 million are at risk of acquiring it. The team felt an immediate need to help this population control a widespread chronic condition and also to focus on preventative care. By Mike Dunkley SVP, Advanced Systems, Continuum and Sidhant Jena, co-founder and CEO, Jana Care