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Community Partner: Civitas Provides Advocacy and Education for Health IT Sector
Newly merged organization works with Contexture, others on data-led collaboratives.
Important Announcement: A Pledge to Rural Health Providers
CORHIO (a Contexture organization) supports health IT throughout Colorado.
How Long-Term Post-Acute Care Providers Can Use HIE
Webinar examines different scenarios for LTPAC professionals
Community Partner: CIVHC Pioneers Claims Data in Colorado
CIVHC’s focus is collecting and analyzing claims data provided by all major healthcare insurers throughout Colorado (as mandated by state law). That data identifies costs for medical procedures and services and can help stakeholders address issues related to cost, access, utilization and quality of care.
How Z Codes Can Help Codify Social Needs
New categories have been added for a little-used tool that provides insights into patient outcomes
Your Opinion Matters: Take the 2021 HIE Participant Satisfaction Survey Today
In partnership with the National Business Research Institute, CORHIO has launched the 2021 Colorado Health Information Exchange (HIE) Participant Survey.
Spotlight on Rural Healthcare and HIE
As one of Colorado’s recognized health information exchanges (HIE), CORHIO provides critical health IT infrastructure and real-time health information to providers in all corners of the state, which is one of many reasons why we are among the proud sponsors of the Colorado Rural Health Center’s annual Colorado Rural Health Conference, Oct. 20-22 in Denver.
Healthcare Provider Uses HIE Data to Help Inmates Transition from Jail
A jail-to-community transition program improves medication consistency and continuity of care, based upon the goal of reducing recidivism.
Cracking the Code to Improve Patient Care and Reimbursements
CORHIO training program helps healthcare professionals and payers adapt to risk-adjustment payment models. With more Colorado healthcare providers and payers pivoting from a fee-for-service reimbursement approach to a value-based care (VBC) model, there’s an ongoing learning curve for all concerned.
How Colorado’s County Jails Harness the Power of HIE
A growing number of detention centers and prisons use HIE to easily access health information on inmates, while realizing many other efficiencies. One local jail estimates a five-figure savings due to elimination of faxing
Study Shows Providers Can Improve Quality Reporting with HIE Data
Many healthcare providers strictly use local data and their certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) to report quality measures for programs such as Promoting Interoperability (formerly Meaningful Use) and Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). A recent study from Diameter Health and KONZA sought to uncover whether integrating data from other sources like Health Information Exchange (HIE) contributes to improved clinical quality measures reporting.
New Rural Health Funding Available to Cover CORHIO Onboarding
Rural healthcare providers are vital members of the care community in Colorado – but their utilization of health information exchange (HIE) has been historically low. It can be difficult to incorporate HIE projects into over-burdened IT departments – and cost can be a significant barrier.
Diverse HIE Users Find Unique Value, Innovation Opportunities
How law enforcement, organ donation, health plans and emergency services use CORHIO’s HIE tools for the shared goal of better serving their respective populations.
How HIE Can Help Identify Vulnerable Patient Populations
When Margaret Wood moved to Colorado to continue a career in nursing as part of the University of Colorado Health System, she had not prepared herself to see what lengths patients coming from rural communities would go to in order to access healthcare or what barriers they face when returning home.
Learn how Wood addresses this problem in her own work setting.
COVID-19: Respond, Recover, & Reimagine Virtual Conference
CORHIO’s Morgan Honea to Present @ Dec. 7-9 ‘COVID-19: Respond, Recover, & Reimagine’, Gov., Payer, Provider Registration is Complimentary (time limited)
CMS Introduces Proposed Changes Including Bi-Directional Exchange Through HIE
In early August, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule affecting reporting for Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and Quality Payment Program (QPP) for calendar year (CY) 2021.
New Online BillPay Service – Coming Soon!
CORHIO Customers: an exciting new Online BillPay service, which is a paperless system that makes it easier to receive and pay your invoices, will soon be available.
What’s the difference between an ACO, IPA and MSO?
Accountable care organizations, independent physician associations, and managed services organizations all offer benefits to primary care providers. But what are the differences and how do they impact participation in value-based care?
Innovative Closed Loop Referral Tool for Diabetes Management
Connecting patients with relevant and timely community resources at the point of care
PatientCare 360 Users – Did you know you can access care summaries from these organizations?
You can access recent care summaries on your patients from Kaiser Permanente, Department of Defense, Veteran’s Administration and Quality Health Network.
Tips for Preventing Readmissions through Patient Follow-up Calls
Preventing readmission isn’t an impossible dream. With the right people asking the right questions at the right time, you can ensure that your patients get the help they need when they need it.
Important Opportunity for Primary Care Practices; Launches This April
The Facilitating Alcohol Screening and Treatment (FAST) program is seeking participation from primary care practices in Colorado
Lt Governor Learns About Health Information Exchange Pilot With Co Jails
Colorado Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera toured the Arapahoe County Jail Friday January 3rd and got a firsthand look at the challenges facing the staff at that facility and their use of health information exchange to help care for inmates.
Survey for Statewide Advance Directive Registry
CORHIO is collaborating with the Center for Health and Environmental Data (CHED) division at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to gather feedback for a statewide advance directive registry.
CORHIO Selected to Present at HIMSS 2020
CORHIO is honored to be selected to present a session with the Colorado Office of Behavioral Health at the 2020 HIMSS conference. Speakers are Kate Horle, Chief Operations Officer at CORHIO and Danielle Culp, Criminal Justice Health Information Exchange Coordinator at the Colorado Office of Behavioral Health.