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STAR HIE Program Helps Unlock Powerful Public Health Data in West Virginia
Larry Jessup | November 29, 2022
ONC launched the Strengthening the Technical Advancement and Readiness of Public Health Agencies via Health Information Exchange (STAR HIE) Program in 2020 using funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The program was expanded in 2021 to increase support for efforts to improve vaccination data sharing between jurisdictional Immunization Information Systems (IIS) and HIEs. The West Virginia Health Information Network (WVHIN) was among the 22 recipients that received a combined $20 million in funds from ONC via the CARES Act.Read Full Post.
The STAR HIE Program Shines
Larry Jessup | May 10, 2022
The Strengthening the Technical Advancement & Readiness of Public Health via Health Information Exchange Program (The STAR HIE Program) has made great strides in supporting public health agencies’ ability to exchange health information during times of emergency.Read Full Post.
Rhode Island: A Look at How a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Team is Using ADT
Larry Jessup | November 3, 2014
Health care organizations using clinical alerting in Rhode Island are seeing improved outcomes and measureable reductions in 30-day hospital readmissions, duplicate testing, and fewer emergency department visits that result in a patient being admitted to the hospital.Read Full Post.
Health IT-enabled infrastructure helps reduce American Indian and Alaska Natives health disparities
Larry Jessup | April 25, 2014
American Indian and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) face disproportionate health outcomes compared to other Americans. The adoption and meaningful use of electronic health record (EHRs) technology may help to reduce this gap. Like other Americans, many of these individuals have multiple providers in multiple states and EHRs have the potential to provide reliable, consistent patient data that can follow patients wherever they get their care.Read Full Post.
New York: A Look at One State’s Transformative Efforts to Combat the HIV/AIDS Epidemic while Leveraging Health Information Technology and Innovative Solutions
Larry Jessup | June 27, 2013
To commemorate National HIV Testing Day on June 27th, we wanted to highlight the State of New York’s efforts to fight the HIV/AIDS epidemic when it first emerged, and to celebrate the new and innovative tools the state is exploring to prevent HIV and to test, diagnose, treat, and care for those living with the disease.
In 2010, under the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States, the Obama Administration articulated a simple,