Remaining grant money will be invested to beef up the infrastructure of the Indiana Network for Patient Care, a health information exchange operated by the Indianapolis-based Regenstrief Institute.
Harold Apple takes over for J. Marc Overhage, who will remain with the organization as its chief strategic officer and national policy adviser. IHIE is one of four operational exchanges in Indiana that allows for the sharing of medical records electronically.
Indiana should take advantage of the opportunity to build a comprehensive exchange.
The Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the Indiana Health Information Exchange are going to work to make
their medical record systems talk to each other in a pilot project spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
The program currently includes 1,200 physicians—about 10 percent of all doctors in Indiana.
Indiana Health Information Technology Inc. will use the money to electronically link the medical records of Indiana's
five health information exchanges.
Dr. Gregory N. Larkin, the former global medical director at Eli Lilly and Co., will replace Dr. Judy Monroe, who is leaving
to become deputy director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
UnitedHealthcare has become the second health insurer to join Quality Health First, a pay-for-performance program operated
by the Indiana Health Information Exchange, the exchange announced Tuesday.
The Indianapolis-based Indiana Health Information Exchange today began sharing electronic medical records with two similar
organizations across a multi-regional network, the group announced this morning.
Four years after its launch, the Indiana Health Information Exchange is laying the groundwork to take its game outside state
borders. The Indianapolis-based not-for-profit offers a service that provides patient records and test results via computer
to hospitals and doctors around central Indiana. But now, its leaders think they can take their expertise to other cities
and help them develop their own health information exchanges.