HealtHIE Nevada Chronicle 
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In This Issue
The Latest Data Feeds
eClinicalworks Connectivity Now Available Through HealtHIE Nevada
Health Information Technology Intern Program a Success
What's New in Support?
Town Hall Summary
HIT in the News
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HealtHIE Nevada is a 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.


Management of HealtHIE Nevada and its services are performed by HealthInsight, a recognized leader in quality improvement; transparency and public reporting; health information technology programs; healthcare system delivery and payment reform efforts; and human factors science research and application. HealthInsight has offices in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Las Vegas, Nevada, and Salt Lake City, Utah. Visit the HealthInsight website at

Issue: #007
July 2014

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 Latest Data Feeds

HealtHIE Nevada is proud of our data providers who share their clinical information with the rest of the HealtHIE Nevada participants. HealtHIE Nevada has four data feeds that pass through the HIE: laboratory results (LAB), radiology results and radiology images (RAD), transcription reports (TRANS), and admit, discharge, transfer (ADT) data. Not all data providers share the same type of information. Below is a summary of our current data providers and the information they send.  Read more...

eClinicalworks Connectivity Now Available Through HealtHIE Nevada

Great news from HealtHIE Nevada! eClinicalworks (eCw) now has connectivity to the HIE. What does that mean for you? If you are using eCw as your EMR, you now have access to patient laboratory information, radiology reports, and images along with transcription results from a variety of local health systems through a single interface connection into eCw. Read more...

Health Information Technology Intern Program a Success!

Over the past year, interns have become an integral component of HealtHIE Nevada and the Health Information Technology (HIT) team at HealthInsight.  Internships offer the opportunity for students to learn about their respective fields in a real-world atmosphere. These positions also allow HealthInsight to benefit from the unique skills and perspectives that students can offer. Nevada has an expansive university system that offers skilled students to local employers who act as important resources for the community.  Read more...

What's New in Support?

We are here for you... 


Have you met with the HealtHIE Nevada support team lately? Keeping our participants up to date and satisfied is the No. 1 goal of the support team. In addition to our regular, on-demand support services and after-hours support for critical issues, we strive to meet with each participant a minimum of once every quarter. If you would like to schedule a meeting with our support staff to discuss changes within your organization, new participants or new functionality, please contact our support desk at 1-855-4-THE-HIE or We look forward to hearing from you!


New Virtual Health Record Participants 


Since the launch of the virtual health record (VHR) and patient consent management in September 2013, we have welcomed many new participants to the HealtHIE Nevada family. Geriatric Specialty Care, Carson Valley Medical Center clinics, Dr. Simon Farrow, Connection M.D., Pulmonary Medicine Associates, Sierra Nevada Nephrology, Pulmonary Associates, Dr. Margaret Goodman, along with many others are now accessing their patients' health information through the VHR. 

Town Hall Summary

HealtHIE Nevada hosted three Town Halls throughout the state in January 2014. Community members in Las Vegas, Carson City and Reno were invited to learn about HealtHIE Nevada and the Health Information Exchange (HIE) through presentations on the past, present and future. The Town Halls also featured live testimonials from providers with first-hand experience with the exchange.  Read more...

 HIT in the News

Doctors Check Online Ratings From Patients and Make Change 

To find a good restaurant, we can check any number of online reviews.


To select a doctor, however, many of us rely on a single recommendation, or even a random search through the Yellow Pages. A growing number of doctor-review websites are aiming to change that by allowing people to rate physicians in much the same way they would a sushi dinner or haircut.  Read more...

Benefits and Concerns Related to U.S. Healthcare Information Technology Investment Are Explored in New Issue Brief from Health Fidelity 


A new issue brief titled, "Will Health IT Investment Deliver its Promised Benefits?" is now available from Health Fidelity, a healthcare big data analytics company. The brief examines how the U.S. healthcare information technology investment is fairing in areas such as technology adoption and improvements in the healthcare system. Read More... 


Provider lauds effort to let patients review, correct health records


Since last October, patients at the Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, Mo., have been able to go to a Web-based portal, review and update their own electronic health records and help clinicians and staffers prepare "co-notes" in advance of face-to-face visits.

Heartland is an early adopter in the movement toward open records, which, proponents say, will become the norm as patients exert their legal rights to access and correct their medical information.  Read More...

The Evolution of Health IT Continues

The many health care reform initiatives underway are forcing hospital information technology and information management departments to evolve and titles to change. The new names are more than cosmetic, heralding a shift in leadership roles to meet new realities and priorities.  Read More... 


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