Tag Archive: HIE

  • State program offers secure way for Illinois doctors to exchange patient records

    November 14, 2012

    The Illinois Health Information Exchange (ILHIE) has launched ILHIE Direct Secure Messaging Solution. ILHIE Direct, which will assist licensed Illinois health care providers in reaching Stage 1 Meaningful Use of electronic health records (EHR), is available at no cost through June 2013.

    Physicians who subscribe to ILHIE Direct will be closer to achieving the Stage 1 ...
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  • Informatics Corporation of America (ICA) announces new platform to begin implementation

    October 24, 2011

    Informatics Corporation of America (ICA) announced on Oct. 4 the signing of a contract with the Central Illinois Health Information Exchange (CIHIE) under which ICA’s CareAlign platform will enable participants to begin implementation of the exchange immediately. CIHIE will serve approximately 1.3 million people in 20 counties in the Peoria, Bloomington, Champaign and Decatur areas ...
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  • Veteran’s Affairs Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record pilot expansion

    September 9, 2011

    The Department of Veteran’s Affairs announced an expansion of its Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) program on Thursday.  Six additional sites will be participating in the health information exchange, in addition to the original 5 sites included in the pilot program.  The VLER project is an initiative to improve continuity of care for American service men ...
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  • EHNAC announces accreditation program for Health Information Exchange

    August 30, 2011

    The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) has announced a program designed to evaluate Health Information Exhcange (HIE) vendors.  The accreditation program will help HIE vendors demonstrate compliance with industry standards around privacy/secuirty and interoperable data exchange.  EHNAC plans for a January 2012 launch date.

    Please read the complete news story here.

  • Dr. David Blumenthal Announces New Funding for HITECH Programs

    January 28, 2011

    Dr. David Blumenthal, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, announces additional funding for Regional Extension Center, Health Information Exchange and Community College HIT Workforce Development programs.
    Click here to access complete announcement