The privacy and security of the data entrusted to HealthLINC is our first priority. All of the servers that store and process protected health data for HealthLINC users are managed by HealthBridge. For over a decade, HealthBridge has been recognized as one of the nation’s largest, most advanced, and most financially sustainable health information exchange [...]
Enabling Specialty Care for Veterans in Rural Areas Internet2 Fall Membership Meeting
ISMA e-Reports, Jan. 7, 201 You may be missing opportunities that can help you improve patient care and reduce health care costs if you are not participating in a health information exchange (HIE). An HIE allows you to securely store and transmit data electronically to another physician office, hospital or lab using an electronic health [...]
The patient-centered medical home: Understand why and how it’s changing primary care – and influencing all health care delivery
The third part in an ISMA Reports series* e-Reports, December 17, 2012 The concluding part of our series on the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) offers some insights from colleagues and early results from pilot PCMH projects here and nationally. See Part I and Part II. PCMH in Indianapolis Practices nearing NCQA recognition as a PCMH [...]
HealthLINC’s Executive Director, Dr. Todd Rowland, attended the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) Annual Meeting – A Meaningful Foundation for the Future of Healthcare – in Washington, D.C., from December 11 – 13, 2012. ONC’s annual meeting offered awardees, stakeholders, and members of [...]
The second in an ISMA Reports series* e-Reports, December 3, 2012 This part of the series on the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) looks at why the model is advancing after decades of stagnation. (See Part I in the Nov. 19 issue.) What is it about the current health care delivery environment that has given energy [...]
HHS announces next steps to promote use of electronic health records and health information exchange Today, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the next steps in the Obama administration’s work to help doctors and hospitals use electronic health records. “The changes we’re announcing today will lead to more coordination of patient care, [...]
Since 2010, the number of Indiana physicians and other providers who are e-prescribing has increased 114 percent. Nationally, the number of all e-prescribing physicians increased from 36 percent in 2010 to 58 percent in 2011.
More than 100,000 health care providers have been paid under the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced today. Of those, 2,058 eligible providers in Indiana have received $135,338,908 in payments.