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etHIN’s Positive Impact to Your Bottom Line

In the upcoming year, healthcare providers will face increased scrutiny of their coding practices as well as the continued reduction of reimbursement from Medicare and other third-party payers. Many practices are already experiencing problems in these areas, including management of reimbursement denials due to late filing and/or duplication of services, and increased expense relating to supporting medical necessity and correct medical coding. etHIN provides

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East Tennessee Health Information Network Introduces Image Gateway

Knoxville, Tenn. – East Tennessee Health Information Network (etHIN) introduces Image Gateway, a first-of-its-kind system for exchanging patient images that is specific to the East Tennessee healthcare community. Image Gateway is a feature within the Virtual Health Record (VHR) that has the capability to save time for providers by allowing immediate access to recent and prior imaging studies from connected external PACS.  It may

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etHIN Helps Hospital Meet MU Deadline

How one hospital fast-tracked MU Vendor, HIE support critical to success By Bernie Monegain, Editor Bernie Monegain is the Editor of Healthcare IT News. Bernie covers hospitals and IDNs, industry trends and is responsible for overall coverage decisions.   CROSSVILLE, TN | July 7, 2014   Darrel Whitmill, RN, manager of physician informatics and meaningful use at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, Tenn., wanted to

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Leigh Sterling Elected to Healtheway Board of Directors

etHIN Director to Help Guide Ongoing Development of National Health Information Network KNOXVILLE, TN – April 15, 2014 – The East Tennessee Health Information Network (etHIN) announced that Executive Director Leigh Sterling has been elected to serve on the Board of Healtheway, Inc., the organization charged with operational support of the nationwide eHealth Exchange. Sterling joins healthcare leaders from across the United States in the endeavor

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etHIN Selects DataMotion as HISP Provider for Direct Secure Messaging Product

KNOXVILLE, TN – August 13, 2013 – East Tennessee Health Information Network (etHIN) announced today that it has selected DataMotion (www.datamotion.com), an innovative health information service provider (HISP) with more than 14 years of experience in secure data delivery, to provide etHIN’s Direct secure messaging service.  etHIN is adding DataMotion Direct to its suite of product offerings as a service that enables secure provider-to-provider exchange of electronic healthcare information (EHI) among its

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