How Health Plans and Manifest MedEx Partner to Improve Care, Enhance Coordination, and Increase Efficiency

In this case study, we’ll review compelling examples of how health plans are using information from MX to improve coordination, increase efficiency, and provide better care, including: Receiving real-time notifications when members are seen in the emergency room, admitted to the hospital, or discharged. Accessing data to streamline HEDIS quality reporting and risk-adjustment. Identifying high-risk…

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A Statewide Health Information Exchange Would Strengthen Public Health

By Claudia Williams, Special to CalMatters Claudia Williams is CEO of Manifest MedEx, a nonprofit health data network, Claudia.williams@manifestmedex.org. Disrupting the health care status quo takes courage. Recently, Assemblymember Jim Wood, who chairs the Health Committee, stood up boldly for a statewide infrastructure for sharing health data to strengthen public health, improve equity, transform Medi-Cal, and…

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How HIEs Can Prepare Clients for the ONC Interoperability Rule

Health information exchanges (HIEs) will play a critical role in how providers will comply with the ONC Interoperability Rule. By Christopher Jason March 19, 2021 – This time last year, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) dropped the interoperability rule as a part of the 21st Century Cures Act, which primarily focuses on information blocking…

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Stages of Health Information Exchange Implementation

Providers and health IT professionals across the country are demanding health information exchange, but developing a sufficient infrastructure is challenging. March 26, 2021 – The demand for health information exchange (HIE) across established institutional barriers is certain. Healthcare professionals across all sectors display a sense of passion for participating in patient data exchange to improve patient care…

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CA Provider Coalition to Support a State Health Information Exchange

A group of California healthcare organizations and stakeholders have banded together to support the development of a new statewide health information exchange (HIE). By Christopher Jason March 02, 2021 – Connecting for Better Health, a group of California’s most influential healthcare organizations and stakeholders, announced they launched a coalition to support a California statewide health information exchange (HIE). The need…

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Top Health Industry Leaders Launch Historic Coalition to Modernize California’s Health Information Systems

Connecting for Better Health Coalition will Improve Patient Care, Safety, and Security with Support from Members Anthem Blue Cross, California Black Health Network, ConsejoSano, Riverside County Medical Association and Others March 01, 2021 10:46 AM Eastern Standard Time SACRAMENTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Connecting for Better Health, a diverse array of healthcare advocates, nonprofit and industry leaders,…

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