Heywood Hospital and Gardner Visiting Nurse Association (GVNA) have developed a strong care delivery partnership. Their care coordination improved because the two organizations committed to sharing patient lab results electronically through the Massachusetts Health Information Highway (Mass HIway), the statewide health information exchange (HIE).
Featuring cross-industry connections and innovative solutions needed to boost biomedical research and the healthcare industry to the next level, Medical Informatics World 2014 arrives in Boston next month (April 28-29), assembling 300 senior-level thought leaders and executives from healthcare, biomedical sciences, health informatics and IT.
The Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech (MeHI) is pleased to share with you a dynamic and unique event coming to Boston next month (May 8-10) which will feature start-up companies trying to make their mark via health care technology solutions aimed at the nation’s rapidly-growing age 50-and-over population.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) has released $42 million in awards from the Massachusetts Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund, marking a new milestone in Massachusetts health reform.
MeHI is partnering with the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) to support and oversee implementation of some projects within the Community Hospital Acceleration, Revitalization and Transformation (CHART) Investment Program. MeHI will focus on those projects that include support for the enhancement of health information technology, including electronic health record (EHR) adoption and increasing connections between providers through the Massachusetts Health Information Highway (Mass HIway).
In an effort to bolster primary care in Patient Centered Medical Homes (PCMH), the National Center for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is releasing new standards for medical home recognition this spring, and health IT has a prominent role in the revised standards.