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Receiving Alerts Can Help Improve Patient Care and Monitoring

etHIN provides hospital and clinical information alerts to care managers and physicians Real-time alerts from etHIN are a way to stay informed about your patient’s clinical encounters that occur outside of your practice. Valuable patient information such as encounters, diagnoses, labs, hospital admissions and more can be sent to you electronically, giving you the most recent data about your patients’ wellbeing.  Receiving alerts can

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A “Win” for Health Information Exhchange? How the Patient-Centered Data Home Could Shift the Narrative

January 11, 2018 by Rajiv Leventhal Reprints Has the foundation for interoperability between HIEs been established? Thus far, more than 300,000 event notifications have been exchanged via the PCDH network, and in addition to the 17 HIEs planning to participate, SHIEC’s broader membership also includes 60 HIE organizations that manage and provide for the secure digital exchange of health data for hospitals, healthcare providers

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etHIN Participates in National Launch of SHIEC’s Patient Centered Data Home Initiative

PCDH Launch Lays Foundation for HIEs to Support Better Patient Care by Making It Possible to Deliver Patient Medical Record Alerts Across the Country East Tennessee Health Information Network (etHIN) recently announced its participation in the official launch of the nationwide Patient Centered Data Home (PCDH) initiative. PCDH is coordinated by the health information exchange (HIE) members of the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative

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New Study Finds Accessing Patient Records in the HIE Improves Quality and Operational Efficiency

Emergency Departments Reduced Length of Stay by 7% and Odds of Readmission by 4.5% when Attending Physician used the HIE to Find Patient Records A new groundbreaking study of hospital emergency departments has found that hospitals can significantly improve both the quality of care and operational efficiency when their physicians access a patient’s medical records in the Health Information Exchange (HIE). Specifically, the study

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etHIN Connects to Additional HIEs to Improve Patient Healthcare

The East Tennessee Health Information Network (etHIN) is now connected to and sharing health information with five other Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) across state lines, completing another successful step in the Patient Centered Data Home (PCDH) initiative. The six HIEs, located in four states that are part of the I-75 corridor, are etHIN, in East Tennessee; Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE), Michiana Health Information

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A Successful Milestone in the Heartland Could Advance HIE Interoperability Nationwide

December 15, 2016 – Three health information exchanges (HIEs) that are part of a larger pilot to develop and test a “Patient Centered Data Home,” hit a major milestone today and are now successfully exchanging patient health data among their systems and across state lines. The East Tennessee Health Information Network (etHIN), Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE), and Michiana Health Information Network (MHIN) reached

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etHIN Participates in Heartland Project to Improve Flow of Health Data

SHIEC Heartland Project Tests “Patient Center Data Home” KNOXVILLE TN – The East Tennessee Health Information Network (etHIN) is working with six other health information exchanges (HIEs) in four states as part of the Heartland Project to improve the flow of health data for patients. As part of the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC) Heartland Project, led by The Health Collaborative in Cincinnati,

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etHIN Selects IMAT Solutions for Big Data Management

Knoxville,TN   March 17, 2016 – East Tennessee Health Information Network (etHIN), a non-profit, joint community Health Information Exchange serving almost 1.6 million patients across 20 counties in East Tennessee, and IMAT Solutions, a leader in delivering innovative, real-time, healthcare data management and reporting technologies, announced today that etHIN will implement the IMAT platform to support its base of local hospitals, physicians and community healthcare

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Learn What Your Peers are Saying About Using etHIN

etHIN surveyed a representative sample of physician practice clinical portal users in January 2016 and was very pleased to receive responses from 63% of those surveyed. Replies were overwhelmingly positive, with suggestions for additional functionality along with more and additional data types to be added to the HIE. Following are just a few of the responses to the survey questions related to time savings,

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