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Community Partner: Civitas Provides Advocacy and Education for Health IT Sector

Newly merged organization works with Contexture, others on data-led collaboratives

Important Announcement: A Pledge to Rural Health Providers

CORHIO (a Contexture organization) supports health IT throughout Colorado.

How Long-Term Post-Acute Care Providers Can Use HIE

Date: March 30th, 2022

Webinar examines different scenarios for LTPAC professionals

How Z Codes Can Help Codify Social Needs

Date: December 21st, 2021

New categories have been added for a little-used tool that provides insights into patient outcomes

Your Opinion Matters: Take the 2021 HIE Participant Satisfaction Survey Today

Date: December 16th, 2021
Topics: HIE, CORHIO Network

In partnership with the National Business Research Institute, CORHIO has launched the 2021 Colorado Health Information Exchange (HIE) Participant Survey.

Spotlight on Rural Healthcare and HIE

Date: October 15th, 2021

As one of Colorado’s recognized health information exchanges (HIE), CORHIO provides critical health IT infrastructure and real-time health information to providers in all corners of the state, which is one of many reasons why we are among the proud sponsors of the Colorado Rural Health Center’s annual Colorado Rural Health Conference, Oct. 20-22 in Denver.

Healthcare Provider Uses HIE Data to Help Inmates Transition from Jail

A jail-to-community transition program improves medication consistency and continuity of care, based upon the goal of reducing recidivism.

How Colorado’s County Jails Harness the Power of HIE

A growing number of detention centers and prisons use HIE to easily access health information on inmates, while realizing many other efficiencies. One local jail estimates a five-figure savings due to elimination of faxing

Study Shows Providers Can Improve Quality Reporting with HIE Data

Many healthcare providers strictly use local data and their certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) to report quality measures for programs such as Promoting Interoperability (formerly Meaningful Use) and Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). A recent study from Diameter Health and KONZA sought to uncover whether integrating data from other sources like Health Information Exchange (HIE) contributes to improved clinical quality measures reporting.  

Diverse HIE Users Find Unique Value, Innovation Opportunities

How law enforcement, organ donation, health plans and emergency services use CORHIO’s HIE tools for the shared goal of better serving their respective populations.

Veteran’s Administration Data Now Available in PatientCare 360

Date: December 14th, 2018

This includes care summary documents for patients affiliated with any VA healthcare facility in the United States.

How can blockchain be used for data sharing?

Date: September 25th, 2018

So how can this indisputable chain of custody and advanced data security improve healthcare data exchange? Because of the built-in standardization of blockchain, many say it could be the future of medical record and data exchange. The following areas in particular could benefit from blockchain technology.

A Big Step Toward Emergency Services Health Information Exchange

Colorado House Bill 1032 was signed into law recently, allowing EMS data patient medical records to be securely exchanged with community providers.

Referential Matching: A Powerful New Technology to Improve CORHIO HIE

Date: May 29th, 2018

Verato will integrate with CORHIO’s enterprise master patient index (EMPI) technology and use Referential Matching to help CORHIO’s EMPI better resolve duplicates by providing more data on which to initially match.

CORHIO Presentations at HIMSS

Date: February 20th, 2018

CORHIO is honored to be selected to present the following sessions at the 2018 HIMSS conference.

“We couldn’t do our jobs without it”

Date: June 6th, 2017
Topics: HIE, Long-Term Care

The Health Information Exchange (HIE) network that CORHIO manages is used every day by thousands of caregivers and other healthcare professionals in Colorado. It’s common that our users seek out CORHIO at new jobs – even asking about it during job interviews – because it’s become so valuable in their daily work.

Carequality and CORHIO: What You Should Know

Date: February 22nd, 2017

CORHIO recognizes that Carequality may be a good addition for organizations that require care summaries created outside of CORHIO’s network. However, clinical document exchange alone does not enable fast decision-making and works best when combined with a portal that allows the user to query and retrieve real-time patient data quickly.

Funding Opportunity to Join HIE Expanded, Limited Time to Participate

The Colorado Care Connections Program, a partnership between CORHIO and the Department of Healthcare Financing and Policy (HCPF) has been expanded, making funds available to a large number of organizations to participate in the health information exchange.

A Look Inside How CORHIO Keeps Data Safe in the Health Information Exchange

Date: November 28th, 2016

CORHIO strives to continually improve the stability and integrity of data in the CORHIO Health Information Exchange. We regularly review the data in our network and our processes to ensure our high quality standards are being met.

The Independence Center Supports People With Disabilities, Utilizes HIE for Better Care Coordination

Date: April 26th, 2016

Before having access to CORHIO’s PatientCare 360 secure portal, The Independence Center had to call the hospital (or multiple hospitals if they were unclear which one) and ask for information to be faxed over. Sometimes that could take up to 30 days and wasn’t always useful once it arrived.

The Urology Center of Colorado Customizes Data From HIE to Improve Continuity of Care

Date: September 1st, 2015

The physician-owned specialty practice, The Urology Center of Colorado (TUCC), receives pathology test results, radiology reports, and transcription notes from CORHIO to help with patient care coordination. With results pushed into their GE Centricity electronic health record system, TUCC is now able to better able to prepare for new patients and existing patients who’ve had a recent hospital encounter.

Penrose Hospital’s Emergency Department Uses High-Tech Systems to Deliver High-Quality Care

Penrose Hospital, located in the heart of Colorado Springs and part of Centura Health, has participated in the CORHIO health information exchange (HIE) since 2011. The hospital has a real-time, electronic connection to the CORHIO network, which allows community healthcare providers to access information on shared patients when coordinated care is delivered in outpatient settings such as physician offices and skilled nursing centers. In March of 2014, Penrose Hospital expanded its participation with CORHIO by implementing HIE patient query access in the Emergency Department (ED).

Save the Date - CORHIO Boot Camp October 20th

Due to the anticipated changes to Meaningful Use and the EHR Incentive Programs and to the numerous advances in the Health IT field including HIE and quality reporting, CORHIO is organizing a 2015 Health IT Boot Camp.

Colorado Springs Pulmonary Consultants Elevate Specialty Care with HIE

Date: August 13th, 2015

For more than 30 years, Colorado Springs Pulmonary Consultants (CSPC) has been serving patients across southern Colorado. Located on the Penrose Hospital campus, the practice is comprised of six board-certified pulmonary physicians and a certified nurse practitioner. The practice provides state-of-art care, which includes the use of electronic health records (EHRs) and health information exchange (HIE). CSPC connected to the CORHIO HIE in early 2012 and receives their patients' clinical results directly into their Greenway EHR system.

South Metro Fire Rescue Authority Innovates With Health IT

Date: July 24th, 2015

South Metro Fire Rescue Authority (SMFRA) is a big operation. They’re the emergency and prevention service provider in south Denver for close to 200,000 residents. With 17 stations, 65 vehicles and more than 300 firefighters, there are a lot of moving parts. The leadership at SMFRA are always looking for ways to improve processes, like staff training, and ways to take the best care of people during emergency calls. Late last year, they joined the CORHIO network so they could receive real-time hospital and lab information via the secure web portal.