HealthlinkNY, a new health information exchange, was announced Monday as the result of two existing New York regional exchanges merging. The union comes as New York attempts to create a statewide health information network, claiming to be the first state in the country to do so.
Health information exchange organizations are facing the same problems recruiting qualified health IT personnel as are health IT departments in provider organizations, according to a recent staffing survey.
Oregon is cutting its last ties with a botched health insurance exchange portal built by Oracle Corp. as the state and the high-tech company pursue lawsuits against each other.
There is interoperability in American healthcare, more than is generally thought, a federal health IT official and multiple advisers noted during a rare joint meeting Wednesday of the two main federally chartered health information technology advisory panels.
Two new directors have been named to the California Integrated Data Exchange's five-person board. The exchange is developing a statewide health information exchange.
David Watson, most recently the global vice president of healthcare product strategy for Oracle Corp., has been named CEO of the California Integrated Data Exchange, the proposed not-for-profit, statewide health information exchange.
California's two Blues insurers are committing $80 million to launch a new health information exchange, which they hope will initially attract more than 30 of the state's largest healthcare provider organizations.
Plunking down $80 million and blending claims data from two giant California Blues health plans in a statewide health information exchange raises hopes that interoperability across the Golden State may finally be at hand. But neither money nor 9 million patient records guarantee success of an HIE...
California's two Blues insurers are committing $80 million to launch yet another health information exchange in the Golden State, one that its founders claim will initially attract more than 30 of the state's largest healthcare provider organizations.
Roughly 80% of Massachusetts' healthcare facilities and clinician practices are using electronic health records, a report from the state's eHealth Institute finds, but many providers and types of services lag behind.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, a Democrat, vetoed legislation that would have limited who could work in the state as a health insurance guide and blamed a national conservative group for injecting an error into the model legislation.
Michigan's two largest health information exchange organizations, Michigan Health Connect, Grand Rapids, and Great Lakes Health Information Exchange, East Lansing, have completed plans announced in January to form Great Lakes Health Connect.