From Vision to Realization: Driving Community Engagement through Health Information Exchange

interSystems.gifSpearheaded by Baystate Health, Pioneer Valley Information Exchange (PVIX) is a regional health information exchange (HIE) in Western Massachusetts that engages community physicians and patients to improve population health, ensure quality, and control costs. In this webinar, Joel Vengco, the visionary CIO of Baystate Health and one of the driving forces behind PVIX, will review the business and technical challenges associated with physician adoption of an HIE solution in a highly competitive regional market. He will describe how his organization planned a successful rollout for the community and addressed their short- and long-term concerns.

Meaningful use stage 2 criteria have driven additional requirements around provider collaboration and patient engagement. Joel Vengco will describe how his organization leverages an HIE platform to engage the patient and create a streamlined workflow that not only supports MU stage 2 attestation, but also serves as the foundation for population management and care management.

In this webinar, you’ll learn to:

  • Identify the barriers to physician adoption of health information exchange solutions and how to overcome them
  • Understand the advantages of using a common platform to drive community engagement with both physicians and patients
  • Describe the technical and organizational challenges around community engagement