Archive for the ‘HIT / HIE’ Category

MyHealthStory Q&A

Gainesville Today
August 2013

MyHealthStory, a creation of CommunityHealth IT, a nonprofit organization, provides safe, secure communication between doctors and patients. Dr. David Willis, the company’s chief medical information officer and medical director; and co-director Kendra Siler-Marsiglio PhD, shared how

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AHCA Welcomes CommunityHealth IT to the Florida Health Information Exchange

Wall Street Journal, June 18, 2013

CommunityHealth IT to bring up to 2.2 million patients’ records onto the Florida HIE via RelayHealth
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 18, 2013–The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA), the sponsoring agency for the Florida …

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Kendra Siler-Marsiglio: How to access and protect medical records

Special to The Gainesville Sun, February 21, 2012
Imagine you learned last year that you had a life-threatening allergy to a common medication. This year you arrive in an emergency room, unconscious, and the medication you’re allergic to is a …

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When records go digital, It’s a win-win for patients, doctors

Gainesville Sun, January 27, 2012
A number of taps on his iPad and Dr. Donald Novak can get up-to-the-minute views of every test, imaging study and prescription his patient has encountered — at least at Shands HealthCare.

Adding a diagnosis …

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Making community connectivity a reality

PhysBizTech, January 17, 2012
Federal funding for health information technology (HIT) has largely been directed at small practices in rural-urban areas. In addition to funding and training IT staff, most managers of these practices would probably agree that coordination of …

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Rural Health Partnership receives grant for health information technology systems

InformationWeek, September 8, 2011 by Nicole Lewis
Forty grant recipients will get about $300,000 each to purchase technology, install broadband networks, and train staff members.

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has allocated $12 million to rural health …
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Medical providers to benefit from AHIT Regional Extension Center and WellFlorida Council partnership

WellFlorida News Release
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Jan. 27, 2011) – Primary healthcare providers in Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Suwannee, and Union counties can now enroll in The Center for the Advancement of Health IT’s (AHIT) Regional Extension Center …

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