CORHIO e-Newsletter

More Than 250 Providers in Northern Colorado Join the Health Information Exchange

(July 16, 2014)

Care providers working at one of Banner Medical Group’s 70 locations will soon have access to expanded patient medical information in the Community Health Record available through CORHIO. So when a patient visits another hospital or medical laboratory in almost any part of the state, the Banner physicians can access the details of that visit, including lab and pathology results, radiology reports, and hospital discharge summaries.  MORE +

Schryver Medical Lab Now Sending Test Results Into the Community Health Record

(July 16, 2014)

Now that Schryver Medical is sending laboratory test results into the health information exchange (HIE), long-term and post-acute care providers will have access to that information via the secure PatientCare 360 portal. Having a complete picture of the patient’s care helps to smooth the “patient handoff” that can often be stressful and rushed for both the patient and provider.  MORE +

Health Information Exchange Helps Drive Accountable Care in Colorado

(June 18, 2014)

True innovation is happening all over Colorado in our health systems and communities. Throughout the state, there are many examples of people coming together in a community to tackle lowering health care costs and improving patient outcomes. One such group is Community Health Partnership, a coalition of health care providers working together to coordinate care for approximately 89,000 patients in the central geographical area of the state, many of whom have multiple conditions requiring care by multiple doctors.   MORE +

Your Feedback Requested: Proposed Changes to Meaningful Use from CMS

(June 18, 2014)

CORHIO is collecting your feedback on the proposed modifications to the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs for 2014 including certification options and the delay of stage 3. The proposed rule would provide options for Meaningful Use (MU) Eligible Professionals (EP), Eligible Hospitals (EH) and Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) to use earlier editions of certified EHR technology (CEHRT) for 2014 MU reporting in addition to finalizing the delay of Stage 3.  MORE +

SCL Health System Now Connected to CORHIO HIE

(May 14, 2014)

Good Samaritan Medical Center, Lutheran Medical Center and Saint Joseph Hospital have joined 32 other hospitals across Colorado to improve care coordination. SCL Health System is currently sending admit, discharge and transfer (ADT) information and radiology and transcription data to CORHIO. In a few weeks pathology information will be added, and later this fall, lab results will be transmitted into the CORHIO network.   MORE +