Looking at Population Health through an HIE Lens

In its recently published April issue, the Journal of AHIMA includes an article on how Health Information Management is shaping the future of population health through HIEs. The article features several HIE use cases, including one of our own as explained by Drew Richardson, Director of Population Health at IHIE....

SHIEC Appoints Interim Executive Director and Initiates Search to Find Permanent Director

The Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC) Board announced the nonprofit has hired Pam Matthews, RN, MBA, FHIMSS, CPHIMS, to perform interim executive director duties for SHIEC. SHIEC also launched a search for a permanent executive director, taking the opportunity to identify health IT leaders capable of taking the helm of an organization that represents many of the largest, most established and dynamic health information exchanges (HIEs) in the country....

Dear Chilmark: We’re not mad, BUT…

In case you missed it, Becker's Health IT & CIO Review published an article today entitled "HIEs have 'reached the limits of their effectiveness,' says Chilmark." We respectfully disagree. And feel that, as an HIE that's been successfully operating for more than a decade, we have an obligation to weigh in....

Short cuts make long delays

Jack H. Evans Director of Solutions Architecture Indiana Health Information Exchange   "Short cuts make long delays," said one of the main characters in the book Lord of the Rings. That's not always true, but it's worth noting....