HealtheConnections Achieves NCQA Data Aggregator Validation Status

November 7, 2020

HealtheConnections is among the first in the nation to complete pilot program; Driving efficiencies for providers and health plans for HEDIS® reporting. HealtheConnections announces that it has completed the NCQA Data Aggregator Validation (DAV) Program Pilot and achieved validation status. The company is among the first approved data aggregators in the country, collaborating with NCQA…

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Office of Mental Health to Leverage HealtheConnections as Hub for Statewide Data Sharing

October 30, 2020

HealtheConnections and the Office of Mental Health (OMH) are in the process of completing a connection that will pass patient health information from 13 state-operated psychiatric centers (SOPCs) in upstate New York into 4 regional health information organizations (RHIOs): HealtheConnections, HEALTHeLINK, Rochester RHIO, and Hixny. As a qualified entity (QE) of the Statewide Health Information…

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HealtheConnections Supports Local Health Departments to Track, Mitigate Local COVID-19 Impact

July 23, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, local health departments (LHDs) have led county public health responses and supported our most vulnerable populations. These departments and staff are tasked with contact tracing, analyzing trends, and supplying information and resources to community members. With more than 1,400 participating organizations covering 42% of the patient population of New York state,…

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Letter from the CEO: Adapting to the “New Normal”

May 19, 2020

As the world adapts to a “new normal” with COVID-19, HealtheConnections is taking proactive steps to implement a virtual operating strategy to deliver valued customer engagement services that will enable safer and effective customer interaction and engagement with its 1,400 healthcare, public health, and community-based health organizations. With social distancing measures in place and sanitization…

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COVID-19 Pandemic: How Health Information Exchange is Bridging the Gap for Healthcare Organizations

April 17, 2020

During this time of crisis, it’s more important than ever that healthcare systems have actionable data that’s available when and where they need it. As a regional health improvement organization (RHIO), we at HealtheConnections understand how impactful information can be. We have the data and services required by public health and healthcare organizations to assist…

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COVID-19 Update: A Letter from the President

March 19, 2020

To participants, partners, and patients – During times like these, filled with uncertainty, we are all faced with difficult changes and choices. In the coming weeks, we all must do our part as members of our communities to make the right choices in supporting our families, friends, and neighbors as we weather this storm together.…

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Expanding Image Exchange in New York State: Introducing Express Connect

January 29, 2020

eHealth Technologies, HealtheConnections launch new service supporting image sharing for smaller practices Rochester, N.Y., January 29, 2020 — eHealth Technologies, a leading imaging solutions provider for health information exchange (HIE), and HealtheConnections, the regional health information organization (RHIO) serving healthcare providers in 26 counties of New York state, are proud to announce a new development…

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One year later: How HealtheConnections has evolved since merger

January 2, 2020

More participants, connections, complete data improves patient care SYRACUSE, N.Y. – December 19, 2019 – One year after New York state regional health improvement organization (RHIO) HealtheConnections completed its merger to support the Southern Tier and Hudson Valley region, the organization has welcomed 559 new participating organizations onto its health information exchange (HIE). Since the…

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HealtheConnections Honored with the Onondaga County Medical Society’s Highest Distinction

October 18, 2019

Each year, the Onondaga County Medical Society recognizes one organization or individual for distinguished service to area patients, physicians, hospitals and the general public. HealtheConnections is proud to accept OCMS’s Distinguished Service Award for 2019. “The awards committee wished to especially highlight HealtheConnections’ transformative role in how healthcare is delivered in our community,” said Erika…

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Addressing the Opioid Crisis: How HealtheConnections Uses HIE Data and Analytics to Affect Population Health Improvement

October 4, 2019

The opioid crisis is a top issue in the public health space, one in which HIE data could provide valuable insights to inform a coordinated response. In partnership with a county health department in our service area, HealtheConnections has launched a pilot program for opioid surveillance that supports their efforts. HealtheConnections built a self-service surveillance…

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