Patient-Centered Medical Home Pilot Generating Pivotal Changes in Healthcare Delivery

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Imagine a medical practice easily accessible to patients via telephone or online, where your care is thorough, unhurried and personal. Your records are maintained electronically, making them instantly available to clinic providers and referral physicians. Coordination with specialists and community … Read More

Volunteers in Medicine of Monroe County has been awarded a special project grant through the Indiana State Department of Health.

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The award amount is $37,500.  We are extremely excited about the scope of this project.  We are partnering with NoMoreClipboard, a company based in Fort Wayne, Indiana who operate a personal health record (PHR) of the same name, and HealthLINC, … Read More

Beacons Will Record, Share Health Outcomes in Evidence Network

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The 17 model health IT communities that are testing certain interventions for specific conditions and populations will be able to document and share their results through the Beacon Evidence and Innovation Network. The new effort is designed to enable the … Read More

Southeastern Indiana doctors get help reaching meaningful use of EHR; you can too – at no cost

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Michael Fain, D.O., opened Indian Creek Family Health Center in Brookville a decade ago, and began using an electronic health record (EHR) system on day one. But when the opportunity came to recoup some of that investment, he didn’t hesitate. … Read More

Todd Rowland, MD: Physician Community Podcast Series

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Healthcare Information Exchange (HIE) in a Community Based Setting Dr. Todd Rowland, Executive Director at HealthLINC HIE, provides an overview of how HIE can help community based physicians. Dr. Rowland addresses the importance of office managers in HIE adoption and … Read More

The Journey to Meaningful Use Conference Was a Success!

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April 22, 2011     To view the PowerPoint slides used by speakers, click on the presenter’s name. 7:30a – 8:00a Registration & Breakfast/Vendors 8:00a – 8:30a Welcome Andrew Vanzee, Statewide Health IT Director   Indiana Family and Social Services Administration 8:30a … Read More

Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, Commonwealth Fund, Dartmouth Institute release landmark consensus document on ACOs, medical homes

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Better to Best represents unprecedented accord among stakeholders Washington, D.C. March 30, 2011– New models of care, such as patient centered medical homes and accountable care organizations, must emphasize value-driving elements of advanced primary care–enhanced access, better care coordination, use … Read More

Register Now–HealthLINC’s 5th Annual Building Community Health Information Exchange Conference

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You will not want to miss the opportunity to hear Andrew Vanzee, Statewide Health IT Director for Indiana Family and Social Services Administration and other great speakers.  Come ready to learn more about topics that are important to today’s healthcare … Read More

Axolotl EHR, version 7 and Elysium EMR Lite Receive ONC-ATCB Certification

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• Electronic health record systems give health information exchanges affordable, interoperable EHR options for connecting physicians • Certification helps physicians demonstrate meaningful use to qualify for Medicare and Medicaid health IT incentive payments available via the American Recovery and Reinvestment … Read More

Five HIEs to Watch

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What can Inland Northwest Health Services, Norman Regional Health System, MedVirginia, HEALTHeLINK and Quality Health Network teach other health information exchanges—and possibly your organization—about sustainability, integration, practice management and EMR adoption? Read on to discover what makes these five regional … Read More

Tri-State Regional Extension Center (REC)

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HealthLINC Can Guide You Through the Process of Achieving “Meaningful Use” The Tri-State Regional Extension Center (REC) is one of a select group of organizations throughout the U.S. designated as having the experience and capacity necessary to assist health care … Read More

Health Information Exchange Challenge Grant Program

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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has awarded $16 million in new Challenge Grants to encourage breakthrough innovations for health information exchange that can be leveraged widely to support nationwide health information exchange and interoperability. … Read More

Obama Gives HIT the Nod in State of the Union Speech

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WASHINGTON – In a broad State of the Union speech Tuesday night, President Obama hailed the information age in America and the need for the federal government to support IT innovation. “In America, innovation doesn’t just change our lives, it’s … Read More

Clinical Decision Support and Rich Clinical Repositories: A Symbiotic Relationship

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Comment on “Electronic Health Records and Clinical Decision Support Systems” In this issue of the Archives, Romano and Stafford report on the effect of electronic health records (EHRs)—both with and without clinical decision support (CDS)—on physician adherence to evidence-based guidelines. They … Read More

Frankel Receives eHealth Initiative’s eHealth Physician Advocate of The Year Award

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Award Celebrates Leadership and Excellence in eHealth OMAHA, Neb., January 20, 2011 — NeHII, Inc., Nebraska’s statewide integrator for Health Information Exchange, today announced Dr. Harris A. Frankel, President of the NeHII, Inc. Board of Directors, has been selected to … Read More

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