Statewide Health Information Network of New York (SHIN-NY)

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HIE Critical To Care Continuity In Natural Disasters

Dan Bowman | FierceHealthIT | November 2, 2012

As some hospitals in the New York metropolitan area were forced to evacuate patients and send them to nearby facilities in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, health information exchange proved to be a vital tool in making those transitions as smooth as possible. Read More »

HIE Is Critical Public Utility In Sandy Disaster

Mike Miliard | Government Health IT | October 31, 2012

The Statewide Health Information Network of New York (SHIN-NY) sees itself as a "public utility" as much as an HIE. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, as patients bounce between hospitals (and as other public utilities, such as electricity and transportation, are compromised), it has enabled critical continuity of care. Read More »

HIE Networks proved their worth in 2012

Anthony Brino | PhysBizTech | December 21, 2012

In 2012, in the United States and elsewhere, dozens of health information exchanges (HIEs) and HIE technologies blossomed. Health organizations made advances in population health management, biomedical research and transparency; insurers bought HIEs as part of their accountable care programs; and health information networks served as a key public utility in times of natural disaster. Read More »

New York: A Look at One State’s Transformative Efforts To Combat The HIV/AIDS Epidemic While Leveraging Health Information Technology And Innovative Solutions

Sheetal Shah and Larry Jessup | HealthITBuzz | 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. Read More »

NY Startups Make The Case For Funding HIE

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | February 27, 2014

A group of leaders from 33 digital health companies in New York are calling on the legislature to fund the Statewide Health Information Network of New York, or SHIN-NY, just as the organization’s connecting HIEs and information systems are starting to build a critical mass. Read More »

The State Of HIE As 2012 Comes To A Close

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | December 21, 2012

Although medical professionals may have been using the phrase "health information exchange" for centuries, the health information sharing organizational arrangement used today was first mentioned in the popular media by the Canadian Press in 1977, according to Google's archives, when Canadian health officials agreed to set up an inter-provincial HIE for studying coronary bypass surgeries and occupational health trends. Read More »

Why A Grocery Chain Supports Health Data Liquidity

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Health Populi | March 18, 2014

The CEO of a family-owned grocery store chain wrote a letter to New York State lawmakers to support $65 million worth of spending on a computer system for health information in the state. That grocer is Danny Wegman, and that project is the Statewide Health Information Network, aka SHIN-NY.

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