While Karl Rove maintains that the ACA's future is unsettled, healthcare experts are predicting slow but consistent progress. Does the Obama administration have time enough to guarantee the law long-term?
Is this the beginning of the end of health IT's coveted bipartisan support? That, and NYeC's Digital Health Conference 2012, CDC on the verge of opening its cloud to public health, the Government Health IT Virtual Briefing, a debate, and more.
The Southern Tier Health Link, a RHIO serving five rural New York counties, is linking to New York's state HIE, SHIN-NY. And in Ohio, 10 Dayton hospitals are joining the state's budding HIE, CliniSync.
The Statewide Health Information Network of New York (SHIN-NY) has announced a partnership with New York City's Interboro Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO). This alliance is the next step in unifying New York State's existing regional health records exchanges into a strong statewide network. The SHIN-NY will improve healthcare and reduce costs by making health records securely accessible by providers treating a patient anywhere in the state. The SHIN-NY is run by the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC).
Plotting the Nationwide Healthcare Information Network is turning out to be very much akin to etching a map of the United States – an exercise in drawing, then re-drawing pathways from one state to another.