HealtHIE Nevada Chronicle 
Your Health Information Exchange Quarterly 
In This Issue
The Future of HealtHIE Nevada
Health Information Technology Team
HIE Mythbuster
Let No EHR Be An Island
Common Support Requests
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HealtHIE Nevada is a newly incorporated private, Nevada non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to connecting the Nevada healthcare community by providing real time, secure, and accurate exchange of clinical information to improve the quality and continuum of healthcare for the patient.


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Issue: #006
November 2013

Welcome to the HealtHIE Nevada Chronicle!


In this newsletter, you will find listings of current participants, new endeavors, upcoming events, as well as helpful Health Information Technology (HIT) in the news. We are happy to assist you with health resources, and look forward to many years with you as part of the HealtHIE Nevada extended family! 

The HealtHIE Nevada Team
The Future of HealtHIE Nevada

Incredible Progress


We are excited by the great progress HealtHIE Nevada has achieved with the help of our amazing stakeholders.  Beginning in 2012, the Health Information Exchange (HIE) participants have grown from
ONE hospital to more than 50 participants.  Our current community is made up of additional hospitals, imaging and laboratory centers, emergency medical services, physicians, skilled nursing facilities and urgent care centers. Read More...


1 Year of  NV Medicaid EHR Incentives

Meaningful Use Attestation Rates


A great deal of progress has been made since launching the Nevada Medicaid EHR Incentive Program with significant potential opportunity remaining for the providers and hospitals in Nevada.

The Nevada Medicaid EHR Incentive Program launched in August 2012 for Eligible Professionals (EPs) and Eligible Hospitals (EHs). The program allows attestation for the Adopt, Implement, or Upgrade (AIU) provision of the Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program. First payments were made within weeks of the program launch and Nevada EPs and EHs participation has been steadily increasing since that time. Read More...

Health Information Technology Team

A Little Bit About The Team



The Health Information Technology team is a group of diverse, forward thinking individuals that work together to modernize and push forward healthcare and healthcare communications here in Nevada.  A small but effective team works to bring HealtHIE Nevada, the Regional Extension Center, and other projects to fruition.  We want to share a little bit about us and our roles on the team. Read More...  

HIE Mythbuster

IT Fatigue


As much of our healthcare community is suffering from "IT fatigue" and Meaningful Use requirements, they find the prospect of connecting to the HIT just one more Information Technology (IT) project.  However, most new to Electronic Medical Records and other Health IT projects do not realize that the data from a Health Information Exchange (HIE) could assist in many non-IT projects. Read More...


Let No EHR Be An Island

Health Information Technology Important as Ever


Health Information Technology (HIT) is seeing the heights of popularity.  Meaningful use requirements, new payment approaches that stress care coordination, and federal financial incentives are all

driving the interest and demand for Health Information Technology.  The adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) in small to medium sized physician offices is particularly popular.  Read More...

Common Support Requests

Easy Answers


Participation in HealtHIE Nevada's HIE is constantly expanding. With the launch of the Virtual Health Record (VHR) in September, new users are added almost daily.  As new participants join  the need for support increases.  The HealtHIE Nevada support desk is here to assist our participants with all of their support needs.  This month we'll share some of the most common requests received. Read More...



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