Archive for the ‘HIT / HIE’ Category

CommunityHealth IT joins Florida’s Health Information Exchange

AHCA Communications Office

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) announced that CommunityHealth IT will join the Florida Health Information Exchange (Florida HIE). CommunityHealth IT is the most recent addition to the Florida HIE program’s Patient …

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Industry leaders discuss interoperability, community HIT standards and more

An informative discussion on Interoperability, Community HIT Standards and how contemporaryprotocols such as Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) and Project Argonaut will have an impact.

Presentations and discussion to be led by:

Arien Malac:

-Member of Interoperability Standards Advisory Task …

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Industry experts gather to discuss Health Information Technology

Capital Soup
AHCA Communications

Conversation focuses on best practices and services offered
through the Florida Health Information Exchange
St. Petersburg, Fla. – Today, more than 100 hospital executives, healthcare providers, and industry experts gathered to discuss the opportunities and challenges …

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MyHealthStory allows easy access to Florida Health Information Exchange

WellFlorida News Release                                                                                                                             

Industry experts gathered in Tallahassee last week to discuss the status of health information technology in the state and the services now being offered through the Florida Health Information Exchange. The locally operated service MyHealthStorySM was …

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Area partners developing a less expensive way to share medical records

Gainesville Sun and Ocala Star Banner
By Christopher Curry

A community nonprofit group is trying to gain traction for an electronic patient information and records sharing system for small medical offices and providers.

The service, MyHealthStory, was a point of …

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Summit on HIPAA set for Thursday

The 2nd Annual Health Information Summit, intended for health care staff, administrators and physicians interested in getting the latest info on HIPAA, is set for Thursday morning at the Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall, 3000 NW 83rd St.

Lasting …

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Transforming veterans’ care in rural practices using health IT

White House Rural Council Blog
Posted by Leila Samy and Gina Capra

A 65-year-old veteran living in a rural community presents at his local Critical Access Hospital (CAH) with symptoms of pneumonia. After evaluating the patient, the physician discharges him …

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Nonprofit leader in health information exchange nominated for regional award

WellFlorida News Release

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 25, 2014)— Kendra Siler-Marsiglio, Ph.D., has been nominated for the Inspire-Working Women Award presented by 98.5 KTK Radio. The award, in celebration of women’s history month, honors 21 of North Central Florida’s most influential …

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Webinar: Federal Communications Commission support for community based health IT

Health Resources and Services Administration
Health Information Technology and Quality Webinar
Friday, February 28, 2014, 2PM – 3PM ET

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is the United States’ primary authority for communications law, regulation, and technological innovation. They provide leadership …

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CommunityHealth IT leadership receive national award

WellFlorida News Release

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (October 15, 2013)—CommunityHealth IT President Kendra Siler-Marsiglio, Ph.D. and Chief Medical Information Officer David Willis, M.D. recently received the prestigious Critical Access and Rural Hospital Champion Award for 2013 from the Office of the National …

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