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Navigating Complexity Building Trust

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Navigating Complexity, Building Trust October 2, 2017 | Sandra Cyr ( ( By Sandy Cyr Cutting-edge technology and the nonprofit sector are not concepts that people often combine. But for Missouri Health Connectio ...Read More

Challenges For Health IT Interoperability

Thursday, October 12, 2017

The road to the seamless sharing of patient data across the digital health care spectrum is not measured in miles or meters, but in the continued collaborative efforts of the public and private sectors to build and regulate networks for the free flow of information. But for all of its efforts, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT concedes that path to interoperability ...Read More

The Hidden Threat To Missouri Hospitals

Thursday, October 12, 2017

The Hidden Threat To Missouri Hospitals By Angie Bass, CEO, Missouri Health Connection Missourians rely on our hospitals for life-saving care. Patients turn to our hospitals to diagnose illnesses, receive critical care for diseases like diabetes, cancer, and heart disease, and any urgent medical needs. And hospitals, as well as their doctors, nurses, and caregivers,  ...Read More

Health Data Exchange Could Help Medicare Save Money

Friday, September 15, 2017

If HIEs successfully expanded across the nation, enhanced health data exchange could generate significant savings for Medicare. Click here ( to learn more.  ...Read More

Aledade Suggests a Fix to the Health Care Morass

Friday, August 18, 2017

We all know that the cost of health care is high in the US. Solving the cost crisis in health care seems almost impossible. Well, the good news is that a start-up company seems to have figured out a way to reduce healthcare cost. Click here ( to learn more. ...Read More

HIE Is Changing to Meet Changing Needs

Monday, October 10, 2016

October 6, 2016 by Mark Hagland NeHII’s Deb Bass sees a bright future for HIEs—as long as their leaders find ways to provide truly needed services You sound very optimistic overall about the future of HIE. You know, there are many HIEs that exist that are delivering value to their participants and stakeholders, and we have become woven into the fabric of their everyday  ...Read More

CIOs focus on EHR issues and lack of interoperability

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Author: Kristen Lee It's no secret that EHR problems are aplenty in healthcare. But the lack of interoperability is top of mind for many in health IT. Two healthcare CIOs share their stories. While the billions spent in EHR technology ( have helped providers improve care in many ways, a comm ...Read More

Top 3 Ways HIE Benefits Payers

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Author: Vera Gruessner Health information exchange could play a significant role in reducing overall healthcare spending among payers and providers. When health payers and providers utilize health information exchange, they will make significant gains in reducing healthcare spending, reducing duplicative testing and services, and improving their use of preventive medical services, acco ...Read More

HIEs can improve ED efficiency while lowering costs

Monday, August 22, 2016

Writer: Chris Nerney, Health information exchanges (HIEs) can improve care offered by emergency departments by making it easy to quickly access patient data from external sources, according to a new study published ( in theJournal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA). The study b ...Read More

The Moonshot Goals

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Commentary: We need greater data-sharing to achieve Moonshot goals By Dr. Kenneth Anderson | August 13, 2016 Since President Barack Obama laid out a vision for a Cancer Moonshot research initiative during his 2016 State of the Union address, the public and private sectors have moved swiftly to respond with multiple activities aimed at achieving progress against the many diseas ...Read More