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Today, the New York State Legislature voted to support New York’s electronic health records system – known as the Statewide Health Information Network of New York (the SHIN-NY). The final New York State Fiscal Year 2014-15 Budget includes $55M in State funding for the SHIN-NY, which will go towards building an innovative, public network in New York designed to give doctors and patients instant access to their complete health records, anywhere and anytime. New York has been at the forefront of health innovation and will now be the first large state in the country to build a public network of interconnected electronic health records of this kind.
Today the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) and the Partnership Fund for New York City (Partnership Fund) launched the call for applications for the second class of the New York Digital Health Accelerator (NYDHA), a program that is making New York a hub for the emerging digital health technology industry. Read more.
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Claudia A. Edwards, MS, Public Health Director for Broome County Health Department, recently contributed an Op-Ed in the Press & Sun-Bulletin discussing the critical role New York State’s HIE, the SHIN-NY, plays in combating communicable diseases and saving lives.
Why It’s Important for the Legislature to Approve State Funding for the Statewide Health Information Network of NY (SHIN-NY)
Imagine if you’re away from home and need emergency care. But the doctors who are taking care of you don’t know about your pre-existing conditions. Luckily, the Governor’s budget includes funding for a statewide health information network.