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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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Promoting Hospital-Home Care Electronic Exchange & Partnership

HCA, the New York e‐Collaborative (NYeC), the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS), Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA), and Iroquois Healthcare Alliance (IHA) are collaborating to promote hospital-home care agency partnerships for electronic patient information exchange, and ultimately integrated service delivery.

Committee on Approaching Death: Addressing Key End of Life Issues Report Release

The Institute of Medicine is pleased to announce the release of the report Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life. The public briefing included statements by the committee co-chairs highlighting key findings, conclusions, and recommendations of the report, as well as a discussion with committee members.

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.

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You Will Not Believe What Happens When an Olympic Athlete Takes on Health Tech

Sky Christopherson is something of an anomaly—and a “Wunderkind,” according to The New York Times. He doesn’t come from the healthcare world, but he’s using what he learned from healthcare practitioners to change sports. An athlete on the U.S. Cycling Team and a member of “Project 96″ prior to the Atlanta Olympics, Christopherson retired after the 2000 Sydney Olympics, frustrated with the doping culture of sport that would eventually cost Lance Armstrong his Tour de France titles and disqualify the US men’s cycling team from the 2012 Olympics.

The Value of EHRs is Derived from Their Ability to be Interconnected

The value of electronic health records comes from being interconnected, giving doctors secure and confidential access to consenting patients’ medical information anytime, anywhere, and potentially saving lives. Interconnectivity enables transmission of patient clinical records through a network connection.