The HIMSS HIE inPractice Podcast provides short audio interviews and conversations on topics of interest to healthcare professionals, health IT leaders and anyone wanting to learn more about health information exchange.
Episode #9: Creative Sustainability (Part 1)
January 13, 2015
In this informal and engaging podcast series, HIE Committee member and CMS Health IT Specialist Katy Dyer talks with the Kentucky Health Information Exchange's Polly Mullins-Bentley about how KHIE has approached everything from onboarding to state-wide collaboration in their ongoing mission to bring reliable and responsible health information exchange to the state of Kentucky.
Episode #8: Information Exchange and Stage 2 Meaningful Use (Part II)
July 23, 2014
In the third installment of the 2014 AMA and HIMSS podcast collaboration, Dr. Joe Heyman, founder, former President and current CMIO of the Whittier IPA, which owns and operates the Wellport Health Information Exchange, and Dan Paoletti, CEO of the Ohio Health Information Partnership (OHIP) and former VP of the Ohio Hospital Association, discuss how health information exchange can facilitate achievement of Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements.
This 2nd half of the conversation addresses medication reconciliation, registries, HISPs and the business case for hospitals and commercial labs to engage with HIE.
Episode #7: Information Exchange and Stage 2 Meaningful Use (Part I)
July 16, 2014
The second installment of the 2014 AMA and HIMSS podcast collaboration. Dr. Joe Heyman, founder, former President and current CMIO of the Whittier IPA, which owns and operates the Wellport Health Information Exchange, and Dan Paoletti, CEO of the Ohio Health Information Partnership (OHIP) and former VP of the Ohio Hospital Association, discuss how health information exchange can facilitate achievement of Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements.
The 1st half of the conversation addresses requirements for HIE participation, Meaningful Use requirements, public health departments and clinical decision support.
Episode #6: HIE and the Continuum of Care
March 13, 2014
John Kansky, Executive Director of the Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE) and HIMSS HIE Committee member, shares three examples o f services offered by IHIE that facilitate transitions of care. This is the first in a series of podcasts exploring ways that health information organizations across the country are developing services and relationships to support a comprehensive and sustainable continuum of care.
Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE)
Episode #5: Physician Engagement with HIE
February 19, 2014
AMA and HIMSS have produced a podcast on physician engagement with HIE. Dr. Joe Heyman, former Chair of the AMA Board of Trustees and former President of the Massachusetts Medical Society, and Dan Paoletti, VP and CEO of the Ohio Health Information Partnership (OHIP), discuss the importance of physician engagement with health information exchange. Specific attention is given to the benefits for both physicians and their practices; challenges to overcome, including recommendations for physicians with no access to an HIE organization; and requirements for participation.
Dr. Joe Heyman
Former Chair of the Board of Trustees
American Medical Association
Ohio Health Information Partnership (OHIP)
Episode #4: HIE, ACO and the Continuum of Care
June 3, 2013
Dr. Tom Jones, CEO of Tolven Health and FY13 HIMSS HIE Committee Chair, provides insight into the symbiotic relationship between accountable care and health information exchange in order to improve patient care, support health information exchange sustainability and facilitate both the economic and quality missions of accountable care organizations.
Dr. Tom Jones
Episode #3: Synergies Between the Care Connectivity Consortium and Healtheway eHealth Exchange
May 29, 2013
This discussion on the collaboration between the Care Connectivity Consortium and Healtheway eHealth Exchange provides an in-depth look at the benefits and challenges of implementing comprehensive health information exchange on a large scale. Panelists Reg Smith (Mayo) and Dr. John Mattison (Kaiser Permanente) share the collaboration’s key milestones so far and plans for the future, as well as expert insights into the process of achieving interoperability and data sharing on a national scale.
Pam Matthews, RN, MBA, LFHIMSS, CPHIMS
Senior Director, Informatics, HIMSS
Reg Smith, EdD
Vice Chair, Informatics
Dr. John Mattison
CMIO & Assistant Medical Director
Episode #2: Direct: Fundamentals and Applications
April 3, 2013
This podcast explores the Direct Project, clarifying what it is and is not intended for within the larger health information exchange landscape. Specific topics discussed include the history of the project, benefits over current paper-based methods, general guidance on using the Direct Project, and the use of Direct to achieve Meaningful Use.
Dr. Russell Leftwich
Chief Medical Informatics Officer
State of Tennessee's Office of eHealth Initiatives
Dr. Rodney M. Hamilton
Chief Medical Information Officer
Informatics Corporation of America (ICA)
Vice President of Strategy
Episode #1: States Will Transform Healthcare
October 23, 2012
This podcast addresses the critical and essential role of states in facilitating healthcare literacy, healthcare IT adoption and heath information exchange organizations. Featuring the Honorable Jim Geringer, former Governor of Wyoming, and the Honorable Jim Douglas, former Governor of Vermont, this discussion highlights the value of healthcare IT in controlling costs and improving healthcare quality. They conclude with recommendations for state leaders, including the use of healthcare IT to improve overall population health. Recommendations and other key points can be found in the 2012 HIMSS State Advisory Roundtable white paper States Will Transform Healthcare through Health IT and HIE Organizations.
Thomas Keefe, MA, FHIMSS
Senior Director, State Government Affairs
The Honorable Jim Geringer
Former Governor, State of Wyoming (1995-2003)
Chair, HIMSS State Advisory Roundtable
The Honorable Jim Douglas
Former Governor, State of Vermont (2002-2011)
HIMSS State Advisory Roundtable