What is Health Information Exchange?
And why does it matter to me?
No matter who you are or what technology
you have, we offer a way to connect.
Here are some of the many ways UPHIE can help you.
- Patient Demographics
- Lab & Radiology Result
- Current Medications and Allergies
- Problem lists – At a minimum a list of current, active and historical diagnoses.
- Active/current medication list – A list of medications that a given patient is currently taking.
- Active/current Allergies and medication allergies list
- Care Plan
- Recent History and Physical and/or Visit Note
- Discharge or Course-of-Treatment Summary
- Encounter diagnoses.
- Cognitive status
- Functional status
- Summary of Care Record
The Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) is Michigan’s initiative to continuously improve health care quality, efficiency, and patient safety by promoting secure, electronic exchange of health information through the MiHIN Health Information Services Cloud™ (HISC). MiHIN represents a growing network of public and private organizations working to overcome data sharing barriers, reduce costs, and ultimately advance the health of Michigan’s population.
UPHIE is experienced in connecting organizations with the data they need today and in getting the greatest amount of details you need to know as a health care provider. Working with all provider types, that provide services in our region, UPHIE is capable of getting you access to State of Michigan MU database reporting as well as up to date referral information, immunization records, lab results, medication and allergy lists, diagnosis history, and continuation of care summaries to ensure you have the information you need for providing the best possible care.
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A growing number of health care providers in Michigan have started storing patient data in electronic health records as the first step in moving away from traditional, paper-based files. This sharing of patient information between legally authorized health care providers is known as health information exchange. In Michigan, a health information network has been created to coordinate and facilitate building a statewide capability to securely, electronically exchange health information.
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