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    This UHIN-hosted event brings together the healthcare industry to collaborate, innovate, and learn. This year’s event will focus on the state of patient data sharing and architecture and how that affects care delivery and outcomes.
  • ONC Releases Data on Information Blocking Claims
    77% of claims submitted identified providers as potential actor; only two claims identified HIEs New ONC data shows almost 300 claims of healthcare organizations allegedly blocking access to patient data. […]
  • Supplementing Patient Data for Maliheh Free Clinic
    The CHIE is an important source of data for Maliheh Free Clinic’s vulnerable patients. The Maliheh Free Clinic’s patient population is a particularly vulnerable one. Since Maliheh serves a demographic […]
  • Success at the Provider Education Summit 2021
    The return of the in-person Provider Education Summit (PES) in 2021 marked a positive turn for our local office-focused healthcare community. Attendees convened in all four locations to network and […]
  • Summer 2021 Newsletter
    Summer is here and UHIN has already been cookin’ in 2021. We’ve made some big new CHIE connections, launched a new partnership with three other healthcare organizations, opened registration for […]
  • We’ve Got You Covered in the Mountain West: New Link Between QHN and UHIN!
    UHIN and Western Colorado’s Quality Health Network (QHN) are pleased to announce a more tightly linked connection between our health information exchanges which will improve patient outcomes, improve efficiencies, and help reduce costs in a shared coverage area throughout many parts of Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming that includes more than a 100 hospitals and thousands of providers. 
  • Bi-Directional Exchange: Physician Fee Schedule Update
    The CY 2021 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule introduced the HIE Bi-Directional Exchange measure for MIPS. Financial incentives are available for providers who participate in an HIE that both sends and […]
  • UHIN Partners on New Joint Venture, BeyondHIE
    UHIN will Join Three other Health Care Organizations Poised to Transform Health Care BOISE, Idaho — Four health care organizations are partnering to create a new company focused on helping health information exchanges (HIEs) […]
  • Spring 2021 Newsletter
    A full quarter is in the rear-view mirror now, and it’s already been a fun 2021. UHINt was given its proper send off, MYUHIN is getting rave reviews, The Annual […]
  • Hospitals, The CHIE and the CMS Interoperability and Patient Access Rule
    Hospitals should prepare now for the new Conditions of Participation The New CMS Condition of Participation Requires Hospitals to Share E-Notifications What does this new rule mean for hospitals? On […]
  • Dr. Don Rucker – HIT 2020 Highlights
    Dr. Don Rucker presented at the 2020 HIT Conference in his capacity as the National Coordinator for Health IT at the ONC. To view the video recording of the entire […]
  • ONC Announces Unified Specification for Address in Health Care – Project US@
    The ONC Addresses Patient Addresses with New Specification A new standard The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)  announced Tuesday that it will develop a unified […]
  • Top 3 Takeaways from HIT 2020
    With the 2020 HIT Conference in the rearview mirror, we wanted to talk a look back at the highlights. Our Top 3 Takeaways from HIT 2020: 1 The top sessions […]
  • A “Thank You” Meal for our community COVID-19 testing site teams
    This holiday weekend we at UHIN would like to express our gratitude to all of you who are battling this pandemic. As a small token of appreciation, we are sending […]
  • HHS Extends Compliance Dates for Information Blocking Requirements
    HHS Extends Compliance Dates for Information Blocking Requirements 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule deadlines delayed due to pandemic HHS’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology announced […]
  • 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 […]
  • UHIN Annual Forum 2020
    The UHIN Annual Forum is a virtual, half-day event to discuss pressing issues regarding patient data access, interoperability, and the future of healthcare in Utah.
  • RNs in Primary Care
    This session is focused on encounters within primary care that may be led by an RN, including: the Annual Wellness Visit, Transitional Care Management, Chronic Care Management, End of Life and SBIRT. Additionally, we will explore other encounter types that may be led by a team of RNs in primary care.
  • 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.