The Exchange April 2017

/The Exchange April 2017

New and exciting things coming in 2017

Greetings, As we rang in the New Year, we emerged as Reliance eHealth Collaborative (formerly Jefferson Health Information Exchange), a name recognizing our tradition and commitment to community collaboration. We also reached a new milestone, as Erick Maddox, who is profiled below, joined the growing team as executive director. Three other staff members were promoted [...]

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Behavioral Health Information Exchange

What is Reliance eHealth Collaborative? Reliance was formed in 2012 to help health care providers electronically communicate with one another to better care for their patients. As a community based non-profit (501c3), Reliance provides secure and trusted information sharing among a patient’s care team. Reliance’s mission is to facilitate patient-centered care through a community-driven [...]

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Meet the Reliance Team: Executive Director Erick Maddox

Like many in the field of health information technology, Reliance eHealth Collaborative’s new executive director found his way to Health Information Technology (HIT) “completely by accident.” After graduating from University of Nevada - Las Vegas, Erick Maddox went into Behavioral Health as a recreational therapist and worked with kids who had been victims of [...]

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Reliance to Connect with PDMP in 2017, Enabling Providers to Manage Opioid Overprescribing

Providers using Reliance soon will have better access to opioid prescription data, thanks to an Oregon law passed last year allowing Reliance to connect with the Oregon Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP). The Oregon Health Authority’s PDMP vendor soon will be ready for Reliance to begin connecting with them to allow users who also has [...]

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Integrated Community Health Record and eReferrals

A web-based eReferrals environment will make the need for servers and nodes obsolete; enabling navigation between the Community Health Record (CHR) and eReferrals right from your EHR.  If you contribute care summaries to Reliance, you also will receive some big workflow enhancements that result in automated meaningful use transitions of care: Send a Meaningful [...]

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Event Alerts and Clinical Notifications

Managing preventable health risks and hospital readmissions is challenging for clinicians and  care managers when they are limited by incomplete information.  A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) reported a reduction in hospital readmissions when primary care providers were notified of a patient’s hospital admission and discharge.[1] Imagine [...]

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Preparing for Meaningful Use 3, MIPS Qualified Payment Programs, Alternative Payment Models, and Risk-Bearing Contracts?   Reliance Insight Can Help…

Maximizing your reimbursement for Medicare through the Quality Payment Program (QPP), Medicaid via CCO metrics and meaningful use, and other payor and provider-based accountable care models means participating in health information exchange supported activities (i.e., having an interoperable EHR) and getting the most of your patient information.  Marrying your patient records with community-wide data [...]

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Veteran’s Administration Connectivity Update

Reliance continues to work with the US Veteran’s Administration (VA) to build connectivity through the eHealth Exchange on a patient search function.  The eHealth Exchange allows secure sharing of health information between VA and non-VA health care providers. Expected to be live in the coming months, the function will give users the option to [...]

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