2/25/14 | February
The Tiger Institute Health Alliance recently joined the Mid-States Consortium of Health Information Organizations (MSC-HIO). Together with the 16 founding health information organizations (HIOs), located throughout the Midwest and Rocky Mountain states, they will work to address data exchange challenges throughout the region.
The group will advocate for more robust forms of health information exchange (HIE), and for the unique needs of rural areas as they relate to health information technology and HIE. Additionally, they will work to resolve barriers that have prevented successful exchange across regional boundaries and state lines, such as differing state laws, patient consent policies and approaches to sharing protected health information.
For more information and a list of other participating organizations, read the press release from MSC-HIO here.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Feb. 24-26, 2014 — Three physicians, Drs. Selva, Eskridge, and Belden from University of Missouri Health Care, were featured in the Cerner booth at HIMSS on Monday, Feb. 24, to discuss success stories with guests of the HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition. Joining them from MU Health Care was Mitch Wasden, chief executive officer and chief operating officer along with six Tiger Institute associates, including:
- Bryan Bliven, chief information officer, MUHC, and executive director, Tiger Institute for Health Innovation
- Deb Dow, Director, Tiger Institute Applications
- Mike Bragg, Director, Tiger Institute Technologies
- Angie Wallace, Manager, Value Creation Office
- Robin Jones, Sr. Project Leader
- Cecilia Molina-Clark, Project Leader
The group attended the HIMSS 7 Award Dinner together on Monday evening to accept the award for having achieved HIMSS Stage 7 in 42 ambulatory clinics in November 2013.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. and COLUMBIA, Mo. — Feb. 19, 2014 — Physicians at University of Missouri Health Care are among a select group who are working with Cerner to improve usability of the electronic health record (EHR). These recommended settings are helping physician specialists become more efficient, improving their overall experience.
MIDWEST HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGES BEGIN SHARING INFORMATION TO IMPROVE CARE ACROSS MISSOURI AND KANSAS
COLUMBIA, Mo. and KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Feb. 12, 2013 – Together, Tiger Institute Health Alliance (TIHA) in Columbia, Mo., and Lewis and Clark Information Exchange (LACIE) in Kansas City, Mo. announced today they are now securely sharing patients’ electronic medical records between their respective exchanges. As part of the agreement, the information exchange involves no connection fees for either network, member providers, or patients.
Linking these two health information exchanges allows providers to securely share patients’ up-to-date electronic medical records — such as test results, medications and medical histories — with authorized health care professionals at a variety of locations.
****Read the full release here.****
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