Bridging the Gap: Electronic health information exchanges could eliminate the silos of information and improve care
December 17, 2010 By Kenneth Adler, MD, Rick Harper, PhD, Robert Hoyt, MD A patient shows up at the emergency room unconscious and unable to give a history. Another patient arrives at his primary care physician’s office 3 days after an emergency room visit, and the primary doctor has received no information. A specialist sees [...]
The Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) set of standards, services and policies have been evolving through the years. In addition to funding statewide health information exchanges (HIEs), the federal government is touting connectivity using the NHIN.
This presentation was made in September 2008 in Washington, D.C. by Dr. Marc Overhage from Regenstrief Institute and Dr. Todd Rowland from HealthLINC. These medical informatics experts represent two of the operational Health Information Exchanges in the Midwest.
ISMA e-Reports March 2, 2009 Two Indiana physicians made a trip to Washington, D.C., to showcase our state’s ability to exchange health information electronically. Now you can see and learn from their testimony. Todd Rowland, M.D., executive director of Bloomington’s HealthLINC, and J. Marc Overhage, M.D., president and CEO of the Indiana Health Information Exchange [...]
Trudi Matthews September 24, 2008 Collaborative Partnership Using Axolotl’s Technology to Further the Nation’s Goal to Interconnect Healthcare Cincinnati, OH; Bloomington, IN, September 24, 2008 – HealthBridge, the nation’s largest health information exchange (HIE) operating in greater Cincinnati and northern Kentucky, and HealthLINC in Bloomington, Indiana participated today in a federally-funded demonstration of the Nationwide [...]
HHS Awards Cooperative Agreements for Additional Participants in the Trial Implementations of the Nationwide Health Information Network
Cooperative agreements totaling approximately $600,000 have been awarded to six organizations to expand the participation in testing and demonstrations in the trial implementations of the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN). The awardees: HealthLINC/Bloomington Hospital An e-health collaborative with a multi-stakeholder board of directors consisting of representatives of multiple competing organizations, physicians, and hospitals that serves [...]