California is a very large state with some of the largest and most advanced health systems in the world. However, due to its size, the Golden State’s health information exchange ecosystem is often fragmented and siloed, with many regional HIEs serving their nearby providers.
In July 2021, the State of California. Gavin Newsom signed Bill AB 133 into law. It requires healthcare organizations across the state to connect their data-sharing capabilities. The legislation calls on healthcare stakeholders to identify possible looks and policies, but requires real-time exchange of treatment, payment and healthcare operations information starting in 2024.
Naturally, California’s healthcare leaders have been working hard to make it happen — starting with a data-sharing agreement that will help manage hospitals Exchange of information between , physician practices, health plans, skilled nursing facilities, psychiatric centers, etc.
In other words, this is a big and important project.
Timi Leslie, founder of BluePath Health and leader of Connecting for Better Health, a collaboration of public and private sector healthcare stakeholders, is helping lead this enormous Efforts – Join us as we discuss the policy and technical challenges surrounding statewide communication and highlight the enormous benefits it can bring to patients and public health preparedness.
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What is the existing HIE landscape like in California
Why is it so fragmented and how to connect these networks
What Connecting for Better Health has achieved so far Achievements
On the way to Compliance Day 2024 What challenges will the Demonstrates the need for a comprehensive HIE
Why HIE is also critical in emergencies such as wildfires and earthquakes
How to draw inspiration from HIE initiatives in other states
More info on this episode:
HIMSSCas t: Tracking Current and future state of HIEs
California relies on many HIE connectivity states
California HIEs are in retrofit mode
Connecting Los Angeles: LANES Drives Interoperability Across Los Angeles County
Santa Cruz Health Information Consolidates SDOH Data
Project Sequoia releases final QHIN application as it enters operational phase
Indiana Health Information Exchange remains at the forefront
The key role HIE can play in value-based care
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