Axia Women’s Health Using MPI

Axia Women’s Health http://www.axiawh.com, a large integrated OB/GYN healthcare provider is using the Verato http://www.verato.com Universal ™ Master Patient Index (MPI) to improve patient matching across the organization. The Verato Universal MPI is a cloud-based services using a Referential Matching approach to deliver accurate patient matching. (more…)

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Addressing Social Determinants in Health

For the past two decades, the impact of social isolation on health outcomes, longevity, and healthcare spending has emerged as a critical public health concern, especially in preventing social isolation among the rural aging population. “Lack of human contact has serious physiological consequences, including increased risk of functional decline, mobility loss, and clinical dementia,” reports Bill Frist MD, BPC Senior Fellow. (more…)

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Vets Receive Precision Cancer Care

The VA’s New England Healthcare System https://www.newengland.va.gov and the Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center have instituted the “Precision Oncology Program” (POP) to help veterans with newly diagnosed non-small cell lung cancer. (more…)

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State Addressing Behavioral Health

In Minnesota over 700,000 individuals or 1 in 8 experience some form of mental illness. However, as reported less than half will receive treatment due to a lack of access and stigma-related causes. Of the 70 Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) surveyed in the state in 2015, behavioral health was the most frequently cited service requested. (more…)

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New Option for Self-Insured Employers

AMD Global Telemedicine https://www.amdtelemedicine.com, the pioneer of Telemedicine Encounter Management Solutions (TEMS), just announced their new partnership with NuPhysicia Health of Texas https://www.nuphysicia.com. NuPhysicia Health is a registered certified nonprofit healthcare organization delivering scalable on-site healthcare options for self-insured employers. (more…)

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Updating Alerts & NY PCMHs

The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) https://www.nyehealth.org is expanding patient care alerts across the state’s eight regional health information exchanges through the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY) http://www.nyehealth.org/shin-ny. This expansion will improve SHIN-NYs patient care coordination capabilities. (more…)

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Bill to Enable DOE & VA to Collaborate

The “Department of Energy Veterans’ Health Initiative Act” https://www.congress.gov  was introduced by Representative Ralph Norman https://norman.house.gov and co-sponsored by joint Veterans Affairs and Science Committee members on July 13, 2018. (more…)

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