April 2017 Newsletter

Attention All Article 28 Nursing Homes!

Article 28 Nursing Homes and Diagnostic Treatment Centers are required by New York State to connect with an HIE and be able to send Continuity of Care Documents (CCDs) to the HIE from their EHR by March 9, 2018.

This is part of the Data Exchange Incentive Program (DEIP) used to increase HIE adoption across New York State. Click here to read program criteria.

HIPAA Reminder: Redisclosure Policy

It is the responsibility of each HealtheConnections Participating Organization to train their employees on HIPAA policies. This includes the Redisclosure of Patient Health Information, or the act of sharing or releasing health information that was received from another source and made part of a patient’s health record or the organization’s designated record set.

Please be aware that HealtheConnections is not responsible for any violation of HIPAA policy, and each Participating Organization must report known violations to the appropriate sources.

Welcome, New HIE Participants!

Nabil Aziz, MD, PC

Oxford Medical Imaging, PC

Catholic Charities of the Dioceses of Rochester (DBA: Catholic Charities of Tioga and Tompkins Counties)

Thank You To Our New HIE Data Sources

Dr. Judith Griffin, MD

North Country Adult Medicine, PLLC

Samuel K. Gooldy, MD

Claxton Hepburn Hospital Clinics

Watertown Pediatrics

Buckley Road Pediatrics

OBGYN Associates of Cortland