CHCF to Fund Electronic POLST Registry

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]

ONC Releases Resources on HIE in EMS

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 Selected to Build PULSE

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 Featured in Article on ONC Progress

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]

Call for Participants: National Forum for Provider Trust Community

The California Association of Health Information Exchanges recently announced that it is assuming administration of the NATE Provider-to-Provider Trust Bundle for Direct messaging among providers. We are now looking for participants to serve on a new national forum to help establish a voluntary … [Continue Reading]