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The California Association of Health Information Exchanges (CAHIE) is a collection of individuals and organizations focused on securely sharing health information in pursuit of the triple aim: better health and better care at a lower cost. Our mission is to facilitate and promote the secure exchange of information throughout California to improve the quality, safety and affordability of health services.

California Telehealth Network (CTN) is the State's leading agency focusing on increasing access to healthcare, including telehealth, telemedicine and health information exchange, through the innovative use of technology.

Our mission is to promote advanced information technologies and services to improve access to high quality healthcare focusing on medically underserved and rural Californians.

The Chicago Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (CHITREC) is a collaboration between Northwestern University the Alliance of Chicago Community Health Services and 40+ local and national partners focused on HIT adoption & use. CHITREC provides a range of services to providers interested in achieving Meaningful Use of electronic health records (EHR), implementing care coordination strategies, & managing health information technology in their practices.

ClinicalConnect HIE, is western Pennsylvania’s health information exchange. As a Pennsylvania non-profit Corporation, ClinicalConnect HIE provides services that enable the electronic sharing of health-related information across different organizations with separate electronic health record systems.

The Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC) is Colorado’s nonprofit State Office of Rural Health. CRHC works with Federal, state and local partners to offer services and resources to rural healthcare providers, facilities and communities. We have a diverse and inclusive statewide constituency of over 3,500 people and organizations.

Our mission is to enhance healthcare services in the state by providing information, education, linkages, tools, and energy toward addressing rural health issues. Our vision is to improve healthcare services available in rural communities to ensure that all rural Coloradans have access to comprehensive, affordable, high quality healthcare.

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The Delaware Health Information Network (DHIN) was the first live, statewide health information exchange in the nation. Launched in 2007, today, it serves all of Delaware’s acute care hospitals and approaching 100% of the state’s medical providers. Each year, more than 14,000,000 deliveries of clinical results and reports are shared on 2.2 million unique patients. DHIN is sharing real-time clinical information to improve patient outcomes, eliminate the duplication of service and reduce the cost of healthcare. To learn more, visit www.DHIN.org or on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter (@DHIN_hie).

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East Tennessee Health Information Network (etHIN) is a non-profit community initiative established in 2005 to serve the needs of healthcare providers in East Tennessee. The partnership includes local hospital systems, physicians, labs, pharmacies, and other community healthcare providers. etHIN manages state-of-the-art technology, providing authorized treating providers with access to community-wide patient data. 

eHealth Ohio is a statewide volunteer collaborative effort of public and private organizations providing assistance to the Ohio health care industry in the implementation of Health Information Technology (HIT). eHealth Ohio is the authorized regional affiliate of the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange(WEDI) for the state of Ohio.

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The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration is responsible for the administration of programs involving the Florida HIE and the adoption of EHR systems. The Agency’s vision is to achieve relevant, secure, and sustainable approaches to Health IT adoption, utilization, and exchange that drive better health care outcomes through improved access to information.

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Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) is a nonprofit trade association of member hospitals and individuals in administrative within those institutions. Founded in 1929, GHA serves more than 170 hospitals in Georgia. Its purpose is to promote the health and welfare of the public through the development of better hospital care for all Georgia citizens.

Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC) is among the leading providers of health information exchange services in the nation. Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, GLHC seamlessly and securely facilitates the transmission of more than a billion electronic health record messages each year, to 129 health systems and nearly 4,000 primary, secondary, and allied care provider offices across the state. The community-based nonprofit is dedicated to improving the quality and accessibility of healthcare information by creating care-connected communities across Michigan and beyond. For more information, visit www.gl-hc.org.

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HEALTHeLINK, the Western New York Clinical Information Exchange, is a collaboration among hospitals, physicians, health plans and other health care providers to serve the eight counties of western New York State. HEALTHeLINK was created to enable the secure exchange of clinical information to improve both efficiency and quality at the point of care, while also helping to control health care costs. HEALTHeLINK is also part of the Statewide Health Information Network of New York (SHIN-NY).

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Illinois Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (ILHITREC) at Northern Illinois University provides education, training, direct technical assistance to providers and practices throughout the state. ILHITREC assists thousands annually in earning Medicaid incentive payments, progressing through Meaningful Use stages, and planning, implementing, and achieving quality improvements goals.

IHIF is a statewide trade association representing Indiana's health science business community. The diverse members of the Indiana Health Industry Forum generate the collective voice of the state’s health science industry. Our mission is to connect key stakeholders to: enhance business networks, advocate for member interests, develop workforce skills, and provide strategic vision in the interest of growing the state’s health industry economy and reputation.

The Indiana Health Information Exchange is a non-profit organization that operates the nation's largest health information exchange, providing a secure and robust statewide health information technology network that connects over 100 hospitals, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, community health clinics and other healthcare providers in Indiana.
 
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The Kentucky Health Information Exchange (KHIE), housed at the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), is a secure, interoperable electronic network that supports statewide exchange of patient health information among healthcare providers across the Commonwealth.

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Established in 1997, L.A. Care Health Plan is an independent public agency created by the state of California to provide health coverage to low-income Los Angeles County residents. We are the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan. Serving more than 2 million members in six health plans, we make sure our members get the right care at the right place at the right time.

We offer a variety of affordable health plans for the diverse communities of Los Angeles. Our health plans provide access to a wide network of local doctors, hospitals, and pharmacies.

The Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum is a private, not-for-profit organization, dedicated to advancing evidence-based initiatives to improve the health of Louisiana residents. Focus areas include quality measurement and analytics, practice transformation, end-of-life care planning, outreach/education and health information technology (IT). As the State-Designated Entity for health IT initiatives, the organization manages the state’s health information exchange and supports providers/hospitals as they adopt and meaningfully use electronic health records.

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MeHI, or the Massachusetts eHealth Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, is the state's entity for healthcare innovation, technology, and competitiveness and is responsible for advancing the dissemination of health information technology throughout Massachusetts, including the deployment of electronic health records systems in healthcare provider settings and connecting them through the Mass HIway, the statewide health information exchange. For more information, please visit http://mehi.masstech.org and follow @MassEHealth.

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The North Carolina Healthcare Information & Communications Alliance, Inc. (NCHICA) is a nonprofit consortium dedicated to accelerating the transformation of the U.S. healthcare system through the effective use of information technology, informatics and analytics. NCHICA’s focus areas are Collaboration, Engagement and Thought Leadership.

NeHII is the non-profit 501(c)(3) public private collaborative that serves as the statewide Health Information Exchange for Nebraska. NeHII supports the technical framework and governance model that allows for the sharing of clinical and administrative health data privately and securely among providers across the continuum of healthcare delivery services including health systems, payers, the State of Nebraska and neighboring states. The collaborative seeks to achieve higher quality services and improved safety while controlling healthcare costs in meeting with the requirements of healthcare reform. 

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The Ohio Health Information Partnership is a nonprofit that manages the CliniSync Health Information Exchange, which connects hospitals, health systems, physicians, long-term facilities and other providers so they can electronically exchange patient health information. This includes 148 hospitals and employed physicians, 6,000 independent physicians and more than 400 long-term and post-acute facilities. 

One Health Record serves as the health information exchange for Alabama. We connect hospitals, physicians, labs, and other providers to provide the most complete health information at the point of care for all Alabamians.

The Oregon Health Care Quality Corporation is an independent, nonprofit organization that leads community collaborations and produces unbiased information. We work with the members of our community—consumers, providers, employers, policymakers, and health insurers—to improve the health of all Oregonians.

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The Pioneer Valley Information Exchange (PVIX) is a regional health information exchange (HIE) driving quality patient-centered healthcare throughout western Massachusetts and surrounding areas. PVIX powers its collaborative community of hospitals, healthcare providers, and medical practices to provide efficient and accurate care through secure digital and mobile technologies including: lab results and radiology image exchange; secure texting; an e-referral system; and an aggregated single patient record and portal service for patients and providers.

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The Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI) is a center of collaborative innovation whose mission is to improve the quality, safety and value of healthcare for all Rhode Islanders.  RIQI's Center for Improvement Science assists healthcare providers statewide with practice transformation, meeting Meaningful Use of EHRs, and implementing CurrentCare (HIE) tools and services.  

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We are the health information utility that unifies the San Diego healthcare ecosystem.
We deliver an infrastructure for health information exchange that spans the entire community—across organizational boundaries and technology vendors. Since no individual visits one health system or physician to receive 100 percent of their care, our community needs a utility like San Diego Health Connect that connects all providers and HIEs. That way, every patient’s vital health information is available to their doctors—no matter where they receive care.

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VITL is a nonprofit organization helping Vermont health care providers adopt and use health information technology, improve the quality of care delivery, enhance patient safety and reduce the cost of care. VITL is legislatively designated to operate the health information exchange (HIE) for Vermont and is governed by a collaborative group of stakeholders including health plans, hospitals, physicians, other health care providers, state government, employers and consumers.

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WISHIN is an independent not-for-profit organization dedicated to bringing the benefits of widespread, secure, interoperable health information technology to patients and caregivers throughout Wisconsin. WISHIN is building a statewide health information network to connect physicians, clinics, hospitals, pharmacies, clinical laboratories and more across Wisconsin.

WVMI & Quality Insights, the Quality Innovation Network – Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for Delaware, Louisiana, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, is working with physician practices to provide education about MACRA, MIPS, and Advanced APMs and to share best practices to achieve broad HIT-related goals. Efforts to improve EHR adoption rates, workflow changes, practice transformation, care access, and care coordination are focused on promoting consumer engagement by encouraging the use of innovative health IT applications to make healthcare more patient-centered.