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Final State Budget Funds New York's Electronic Health Records System

Apr 3, 2014

The New York State Legislature voted to support New York’s electronic health records system – known as the Statewide Health Information Network of New York (the SHIN-NY). The final New York State Fiscal Year 2014-15 Budget includes $55M in State funding for the SHIN-NY, which will go towards building an innovative, public network in New York designed to give doctors and patients instant access to their complete health records, anywhere and anytime. New York has been at the forefront of health innovation and will now be the first large state in the country to build a public network of interconnected electronic health records of this kind.
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ER Physician Makes Compelling Case for Legislature to Approve Funding for Health Information Exchange in New York

Feb 21, 2014

Dr. Lewis Marshall, Chairman, Ambulatory Care and Community Health at Brookdale University Hospital, has contributed an article to the New York Daily News describing uses of and the need for health information exchange. Describing incidents where using BHIX has directly impacted the ability of Brookdale University Hospital’s ER staff to treat patients, Dr. Marshall urges the State Legistlature to approve the Governor’s budget for the Statewide Health Information Network. Read the full article at The New York Daily News here.
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Healthix Executive VP and General Counsel to speak at Big Data in Healthcare; April 23-24, 2014

Feb 11, 2014

Healthix Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Irene Koch, will be speaking on the topic "Critical Success Factors for Sustainability in HIEs" at the Big Data in Healthcare 2014 event, presented by Hanson Wade. Taking place April 23rd and 24th in Boston, MA, the event encourages a collaboration between Big Data and healthcare to yield measurable insights from the experiences of leading providers, payers and solution providers. View the event brochure here.
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Consolidating for the Good of Health Information Exchange

Dec 24, 2013

“The real motivation for the merger is that it makes more sense to our participants. The patients in the New York City area often have services from multiple providers in different parts of the city,” says Healthix President and CEO Tom Check. “There’s enough patient overlap between the providers that are participants in the Brooklyn Health Information Exchange and in Healthix that by consolidating, we’re able to offer the providers a more comprehensive picture of the patient. And that’s what health information exchange is all about.” Read full article on the
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