We are pleased to announce that the Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) recently awarded CAHIE a contract to develop the Directory Services component of the Patient Unified Lookup System for Emergencies. The funding will be used to expand the current functional capability and local access … [Continue Reading]
Last week the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) announced that it will fund a pilot project to develop an electronic registry for Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST). The project, which will be piloted in San Diego and Contra Costa counties, will develop and test a secure, … [Continue Reading]
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) recently published two documents to promote a better understanding of the importance of health information exchange and emergency medical services. Health information technology is a proven tool that can help EMS providers quickly and … [Continue Reading]
Audacious Inquiry LLC (Ai) was recently awarded a contract by the California Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) to develop a standards-based solution to support real-time queries across health information exchange (HIE) and provider organizations for individuals’ health information during a … [Continue Reading]
San Diego Health Connect, a CAHIE Member and awardee under the Beacon Community Program during HITECH, was recently featured in an article in the Annals of Emergency Medicine. The article presents the progress made by the Office for the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in … [Continue Reading]
The California Association of Health Information Exchanges is a collection of individuals and organizations focused on securely sharing health information in pursuit of the triple aim: better health and better care at a lower cost.
CAHIE is creating a simple framework for sharing information among organizations through voluntary self-governance. Our members share experiences to accelerate adoption and sustainability of HIE by exploring best practices and new technologies that make data sharing more efficient and effective.
The Annual National Health IT Week is being held September 26-30, 2016. Join us for this collaborative forum where public and private healthcare constituents work in partnership to educate industry and policy stakeholders on the value of health IT for the U.S. healthcare system. With Meaningful Use now providing the way forward, there is no better time for the health IT community to come together under one umbrella to raise national awareness! Learn more