News and Updates

Press releases, articles, and more…

  • 2020 HIT Conference
    November 10-11 | Virtual 2-Day Event CONNECTING DATA, UNITING HEALTHCARE This year, HIT will focus on tech and data solutions that connect the healthcare community when they need it most.
  • The CHIE Adds New Data Sources
    The CHIE continues to add important data sources, providing healthcare professionals with vital medical information when it is needed most. Recently, several clinics and post-acute care facilities began contributing data to the CHIE. Now sending both admission / discharge / transfer (ADT) information as well as transcriptions to the CHIE are: Maliheh Free Clinic, which […]
  • COVID-19 Lab Result Alerts – FAQ
    UHIN is sending COVID-19 lab result alerts directly from hospitals to healthcare providers, ACOs and care managers in and around the state of Utah.
  • Executive Director of UDOH Issues Memorandum for All COVID-19 Lab Results
    Dr. Joseph K. Miner, Executive Director at the Utah Department of Health (UDOH), asked all healthcare organizations to report all of their COVID-19 lab test results through UHIN.
  • YOUR PATIENTS’ COVID-19 LAB RESULT ALERTS IN REAL-TIME THROUGH THE CHIE
    UHIN is sending COVID-19 lab result alerts directly from hospitals to healthcare providers, ACOs and care managers in and around the state of Utah.
  • UHIN ALERTING UTAH HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS OF COVID-19 LAB RESULTS IN REAL-TIME
    In response to the need for increased sharing of health information during the COVID-19 crisis, UHIN is sending COVID-19 lab result alerts to providers around Utah.
  • New CMS Interoperability Rule – What is Hype, What is Real?
    The new interoperability and information blocking rule is here…what should you do now? With the announcement of CMS and ONC’s finalized rules on interoperability and information blocking, it is important to understand exactly what this will mean for your organization. UHIN is here to help navigate these new waters with you and we will be providing […]
  • UHIN, INC. NAMES BRIAN CHIN AS NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO
    SALT LAKE CITY, UT, February 13, 2020 — The Utah Health Information Network (UHIN) board of directors has appointed Brian Chin as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. He will assume the strategic and day-to-day leadership of the company and will also join UHIN’s Board of Directors.
  • What are the annual Provider Education Summits?
    What are the annual Provider Education Summits?  You may have heard about the The Provider Education Summits (PES), but what are they and who are they for? Simply put, the PES is a series of healthcare education events for Utah’s provider community, specifically billers, coders, and office managers. Hosted by UHIN, the summits are a […]
  • Fall 2019 Newsletter
    Fall 2019 UHIN Newsletter It has been a whirlwind year at UHIN and we want to update you on everything happening in our neck of the woods. What you can expect in our Fall 2019 Newsletter: 2019 Annual HIT Conference SDoH: Poised to Care for the Complete Patient UHIN Leadership Update CHIE Alerts Case Study […]
  • Press Release: Resignation of UHIN CEO and President, Teresa Rivera
    UHIN today announced that Teresa Rivera has stepped down from her role as Chief Executive Officer. The UHIN Board of Directors has appointed Brian Chin, formerly UHIN’s Chief Financial Officer, as Interim CEO.
  • UHIN Announces Resignation of CEO and President, Teresa Rivera
    Contact Information: UHIN 877-693-3071 communications@uhin.org Release Date: October 7, 2019 UHIN ANNOUNCES RESIGNATION OF PRESIDENT AND CEO, TERESA RIVERA  SALT LAKE CITY, UT, October 7, 2019 —The Utah Health Information Network (UHIN), a non-profit electronic data interchange company and Utah’s state-designated Health Information Exchange (HIE), today announced that Teresa Rivera has stepped down from her role […]
  • CMS HIPAA Compliance Audits and Federal Standards
    Would you be prepared for a CMS-sponsored HIPPA compliance review audit? Beginning this year, as part of the Compliance Review Program, nine randomly selected HIPAA-covered health plans and/or clearinghouses, regardless of whether they work with Medicaid or Medicare, will participate in these annual CMS audits. Fortunately, UHIN helps our payer members meet federal standards through our […]
  • Are You Checking Eligibility for Medicare?
    Are you checking eligibility for Medicare? Studies show $3.00 can be saved in administrative costs per patient simply by checking eligibility electronically. Utilizing eligibility transactions for all payers provides insight into everything from co-pays and out-of-pocket amounts to deductibles and limits. This information can help reduce rejected claims and decrease administrative costs, while increasing efficiency and […]
  • UHIN Quarterly Newsletter – Q1 2019
    UHIN Quarterly Newsletter – Q1 2019 We’ve gone quarterly! Four times a year, UHIN will bring you helpful tips, the latest from Standards, the newest offerings from UHIN, and much more! If you have a comment or if there is a topic you would like to see us cover in an upcoming issue, please email us […]
  • UHIN’s CEO to present at HIMSS19
    UHIN’s CEO to present at HIMSS19 New Horizons in Patient-Directed Exchange Learning Session 180 Wednesday | February 13 | 4:00 p.m.   Join Teresa Rivera, President and CEO of UHIN, as she discusses how the patient-provider connection is an increasingly critical component of patient care and consequently federal incentive and care quality programs.  She will show UHIN’s patient application that assists in directed exchange and secure patient-provider communication […]
  • Winter 2018 Newsletter
    In this end-of year edition of UHIN’s bi-monthly newsletter you’ll find helpful tips, the latest from Standards, the newest offerings from UHIN, and much more! If you have a comment or if there is a topic you would like to see us cover in an upcoming issue, please email us at communications@uhin.org.  The Year in Review UHIN […]
  • Fall 2018 Newsletter
    In this edition of UHIN’s bi-monthly newsletter, you’ll find helpful tips, the latest from Standards, what’s happening around the community, the newest offerings from UHIN, and much more! If you have a comment or if there is a topic you would like to see us cover in an upcoming issue, please email us at communications@uhin.org.   Join […]
  • May-June Newsletter
    Want to know more about Standards? Looking for tips about using Direct? Interested in the newest product offering from UHIN? It’s all here in the latest edition of UHIN’s bi-monthly newsletter! If you have a comment or if there is a topic you would like to see us cover in an upcoming issue, please email us […]
  • Spring 2018 Newsletter
    In this edition of UHIN’s bi-monthly newsletter, you’ll learn about the latest in security and training, what’s new at UHIN, and much more! If you have a comment or if there is a topic you would like to see us cover in an upcoming issue, please email us at communications@uhin.org.   The Training Tip Policies […]