The HIMSS HIE inPractice Blog Series delivers short pieces aimed at specific topics within the HIE Community. Topics of discussion include patient engagement strategies, data analysis, data use, privacy and many more.
HIE inPractice Blog Series
This post discusses the basics for collecting data and identifying locations where data can be gathered on vulnerable populations.
This post discusses what it means to be a part of a vulnerable population and how an HIE can support the care for these individuals.
Shares thoughts on standards use case success and standards for nationwide interoperability.
Insight from Dr. Laura McCrary, Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN), on HIEs using data strategically.
A look at the specific security needs that HIEs must consider in order to support population health data management.
Healthcare professional Kim Brant-Lucich considers the question of data ownership from the other side of the deck - as a patient.
Focus on financial models that support HIE sustainability, with examples from Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN) and Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN).
Thoughts on the use of HIE to address quality of care and ROI, and the current state of metrics to assess this value.
Insight into the relationship between HIE and public health, including guidance for initiating and maximizing collaboration.
Discussion on the importance of and best practices for engaging all stakeholders in an HIE.
Interview with Dr. Laura McCrary, Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN), on sustainability for HIEs.