Past Events

Upcoming Events

Feb 07

Evolve from Master Patient Index to Identity Interoperability

07:00 AM - 08:00 AM

The job of matching patient identities is becoming more difficult than ever before because of 5 major trends: 1. External data exchange 2. Patient engagement through portals and personal health record (PHR) apps 3. Analytics for PopHealth and outcome optimization 4. Innovative new applications and devices 5. Hospital consolidation Because of these trends, we can no longer rely solely on “indexing” patients in an MPI to match patient identities. Indexing was successful in the past because MPIs operated in an environment of few software systems that were controlled by one organization. But...

Jan 25

FHIR and the Future of Interoperability

05:30 AM - 05:30 AM

The ability to exchange healthcare information between systems is important to achieve the triple aim – better heath for individuals, better care for populations, and greater cost efficiency in care. In 2012, a new version of the HL7 standard emerged for information exchange: Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®). This webinar will explore how FHIR® facilitates easier exchange of healthcare data between systems in a straightforward yet secure manner. Keeping the complexity of healthcare data in mind, FHIR® was created with a modern, internet-based approach to connecting...

Dec 20

Survey Results are In! Current State of Progress Towards Achieving True Interoperability

06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

Join this webinar and learn NEW findings in the current state of progress towards achieving data sharing and cross-system interoperability. Hear how payers and providers are using technology to achieve patient centered care, and working toward achieving data sharing and cross-system interoperability. To register go to: This educational webinar is supported by GE Healthcare Digital.

Nov 30

How HIEs Access Federal Funding and Expand Their Exchange

06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

Under the CMS guidance for funding health information exchange (HIE) activities, many HIEs are eligible for 90% Federal Matching Funds (90/10) through The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) passed in 2009.

Nov 21

Re-imagining Care Delivery: The Power of Technology

06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

Disruption, reinvention, and growth ---- the healthcare industry is experiencing unprecedented transformation. From how appointments are booked to how care is delivered and payments are processed, the times they are a-changin.’ A video recording of the webinar can be found here.

Oct 26

Big Data - A Starring Role in Healthcare Information Architectures

06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

One of the top priorities for CIOs today is capitalizing on the explosion of data volumes and complex data types available to their organizations today. While many are considering big data for its agility and cost advantages, they are questioning how best to leverage this still nascent technology.  
Leading academic medical centers share valuable lessons learned when developing successful big data strategies.

This webinar panel session will discuss: 
•    How big data can play a role in today’s healthcare information architectures
•    Breaking down data silos...

Aug 25

GLHC Presents to Council of Data Analytics Experts

06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

Join the next Council of Data Analytics Experts meeting to hear Doug Dietzman, Executive Director of Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC), the statewide HIE in Michigan. Doug plans to discuss the dual ways of analyzing data, from both “use need” and “organizational need” perspectives. Both of these perspectives utilize the same data, for vastly different purposes. Doug will be sharing their successes and pitfalls along with solutions that they are using to address these concerns as well as offering a few commentary perspectives on the future.

Jul 11

National Council for Behavioral Health to Address Interoperability Workgroup

06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

Colleen O’Donnell, the Policy and Practice Improvement Specialist for The National Council for Behavioral Health addresses the Interoperability workgroup today. She will be presenting on the SAMHSA-HRSA Center of Integrated Health Solutions. The program focuses on the integration of primary care and behavioral health services. Her presentation will focus on the challenges and solutions to privacy and consent issues that the program has identified to support data sharing among providers.