Thank you for visiting the Mosaica Partners "Helpful Links" page. The on-line resources listed below provide valuable information about health information exchange. We have arranged the resouces alphabetically by Organizations and Reference Materials.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's is the lead federal agency whose mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans.Information from AHRQ's research helps people make more informed decisions and improve the quality of health care services.
The American Health Information Management Association is a worldwide professional association of recognized leaders in health information management, informatics, and health data technology, who have come together to advance the use of quality health information to promote health and wellness.
AMIA is a professional scientific association that was formed by the merger of three organizations in 1989: the American Association for Medical Systems and Informatics (AAMSI); the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI); and the Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care (SCAMC), who leads the way in transforming healthcare through trusted science, education and the practice of informatics.
The eHealth Initiative is a national organization that represents all of the stakeholders in the healthcare industry. Their mission is to drive improvement in the quality, safety, and efficiency of healthcare through information and technology.
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) is a federally-recognized, standards development organization and tax-exempt, 501(c)(6) non-profit accrediting body designed to improve transactional quality, operational efficiency and data security in healthcare.
HIMSS is a cause-based, not-for-profit organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare.
Markle Connecting for Health is a public-private collaboration whose goal is to improve people's health and advance the quality of health care in the United States through innovations in information technology.
NASCIO represents state chief information officers and information technology executives and managers from state governments across the United States whose mission is to foster government excellence through quality business practices, information management, and technology policy.
The Office of the National Coordinator is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service that is at forefront of the administrationís health IT efforts. It serves is a resource to the entire health system to support the adoption of health information technology and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care.
The PCPCC was created in late 2006, when approached by several large national employers with the objective of reaching out to the American College of Physicians, the Academy of Family Physicians, and other primary care physician groups in order to (1) facilitate improvements in patient-physician relations, and (2) create a more effective and efficient model of healthcare delivery. To achieve these goals, the PCPCC has become one of the major developers and advocates of the patient centered medical home (PCMH) model in America.
WEDI is a consortium of leaders within the healthcare industry who identify practical strategies for reducing administrative costs in healthcare through the implementation of electronic data interchange (EDI).
Arizona Health-e Connection. RHIO Formation Guide, April 2008. The purpose of this guide is to acquaint the readers with the things to consider when planning a Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO) for their community. This guide will help identify the activities that are needed to include in the RHIO development plan.
Healtheway is a non-profit, public-private collaborative that operationally supports the eHealth Exchange (formerly referred to as the Nationwide Health Information Network Exchange). The eHealth Exchange began as an ONC nationwide health information network program in 2007. Since that time, a rapidly growing community of public and private organizations has been routinely sharing information in production. That community now represents thousands of providers and millions of patients. The eHealth Exchange now operates as an independently sustainable public-private community.
HIMSS Health Information Exchange (HIE) Many resources are available through the links on this web page; including the HIMSS HIELights eNewsletters, the HIMSS HIE Toolkit, HIE Case Studies, and HIE articles and papers.
Markle Connecting for Health Collaboration. Common Framework for Private and Secure Information Exchange, 2005. The Common Framework helps health information networks to share information among their members and nationwide while protecting privacy and allowing for local autonomy and innovation. It consists of a set of 17 mutually-reinforcing technical documents and specifications, testing interfaces, code, privacy and security policies, and model contract language.
National Conference of State Legislatures. State Oversight of Federal Stimulus Funds. This web page provides a brief summary of actions that the States have created or proposed ways to track, provide oversight, and distribute information relating to federal stimulus funds. Also included are state websites that will provide information on implementation and spending of funds from ARRA. Office of the National Coordinator. State Health Information Exchange Program
As of May 26, 2011, all state strategic and operational plans were approved. The table on this web page shares information about the state HIE award recipient, plan approval dates and, as available, state plans and plan summaries.