Successful HIEs DO Exist: Best Practices for Care Coordination

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Tuesday,  June 9, 2015

11:30 AM Eastern, 10:30 AM Central, 8:30 AM Pacific

Sponsored By Medicity

  • Abstract
    Health information exchange – both the noun and the verb – can be successful when you combine innovative, evolving technology with a sense of community and trust among healthcare providers. We’ve all heard tell that HIEs are dead, but that is far from true. The fact is that some HIEs are evolving and forging a new path to successful care coordination.  Ohio’s CliniSync HIE, powered by Medicity, is a model of that success. Using a grassroots, regional strategy, the HIE has grown to include more than 6,000 primary care physicians, 141 hospitals, 820 practices, 290 long-term, post-acute care facilities, and 13,200 direct email addresses. Since its inception, Ohio providers have received over $1 billion in Meaningful Use incentive payments. CliniSync HIE has clearly discovered the key to meeting the needs of the ever-changing ecosystem of hospitals, physicians, clinicians and all who touch the lives of patients.
    In this webinar, Brian Ahier, Director of Standards and Government Affairs for Medicity, will provide a short overview of the changing health care landscape and the role of the HIE in helping organizations move toward value based care models. He will touch on the latest on Meaningful Use 3 and FHIR. From there, Dan Paoletti, CEO of Ohio Health Information Partnership, will delve into the CliniSync story, providing an in-depth analysis of the organization’s journey to success. Paoletti will also provide best practices and other take-aways that attendees can apply to their own organizations.

    This webinar is geared toward CMO, CMIO, CTO, CSO, senior IT executives, government and public policy professionals.

  • Learning Objectives
    Attendees for this webinar will come away equipped with actionable information that can be applied to their own HIE initiatives. These include:
    1.  The benefits of a community-based approach to HIE and care coordination 2.   How to use a phased-in approach to engage hospitals, physicians, specialists, long-term care and others
    3.   How to establish client “champions”
    4.   How to assist hospitals and physicians so they can reach MU Stage 2 through the exchange of CCD-As and summaries of care
    5.   How to create a secure, HIPAA-compliant provider email directory
    6.   How to use results and reports delivery, direct mail, referrals and a community health record to drive continued ROI How to deliver tools to help providers coordinate care  

Dan Paoletti

Dan Paoletti has been CEO of the Ohio Health Information Partnership since September 2011. As a founding board member, he helped shape the vision, mission and policies since its inception in 2009. With more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry, his sales, management and health IT expertise have influenced the start-up and success of the organization. Because of his role as a liaison to Ohio’s hospitals and major medical and health associations, Dan’s collaborative spirit brings diverse and competitive entities together for what is best for the healthcare system and the citizens. He is also leading Ohio into the future with his crucial role in the creation of a statewide HIE that is expected to move beyond Ohio’s borders.

Brian Ahier

A renowned expert on health information technology, specifically health data exchange and analytics, Ahier has provided consulting services to a variety of clients including the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC). He serves on the Interoperability & HIE Workgroup of the HIT Policy Committee which will make recommendations to the ONC that focus on policies that can help address implementation challenges and that promote a business and regulatory environment supportive of widespread information exchange in support of patient and population care.