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    Creating a network of health information, so patients get attention, not paperwork

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    Keeping your child’s medical history safe, secure and accurate

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    Providing immediate access to health records, when there’s no time to lose

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    Saving lives through

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We are pleased to announce that the November 17-18 Digital Health Conference will feature keynote speakers Eric J. Topol, MD, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute and Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, Vice Provost for Global Initiatives & Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania. Learn more.

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SHIN-NY Policy Standards for Proposed SHIN-NY Regulation

The SHIN-NY Policy Standards documents in this section are included by reference in the proposed SHIN-NY Regulation to be posted in the State Register on September 3rd.

Acting New York State Health Commissioner Provides a Briefing on HIE

New York State Acting Commissioner of Health Dr. Howard Zucker joined HEALTHeLINK to provide an update to media, elected officials and leaders of the local healthcare community on the state of HIE both in Western New York and across New York State with the SHIN-NY. Read more.

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In Transition to Digital Patient Records, Patience is a Virtue

Electronic Health Records have the potential to reshape the quality and cost of healthcare. In an Emergency Room situation, for example, your doctor’s ability to instantly review your electronic health records (EHRs) could be crucial to their ability to save your life. Better and more accurate information leads to better medical care and can reduce unnecessary or duplicative testing.

New York Medical Database Aids Doctors, Patients

New York is quietly building one of the nation’s largest computer databases of medical records, a system that when finished will allow patients and doctors alike to see complete health histories in one place and promises to save millions in costs by avoiding redundant tests and unneeded hospital admissions.