HIE Tips for Criminal Justice Workers (April 2022 Edition)

Date: April 7th, 2022Category: CORHIO e-NewsletterTopics: HIE, criminal justice system

Your quarterly newsletter to help you and your organization utilize Health Information Exchange from CORHIO (a Contexture organization)

We've put this quarterly newsletter together to provide our corrections health information exchange users with some helpful information. If you have any topics you would like to see more information on, please let us know.

Welcome aboard to three new criminal justice partners!
* Custer County Jail
* Jefferson County Jail
* LaPlata County Jail

Have you had staffing changes? Be sure to let us know by sending an email to megan.reilly@contexture.org. Include the information about new staff who should have access to the health information exchange.

Do you need workflow training in PatientCare 360? Reach out to megan.reilly@contexture.org.

Recent Articles
​​​​​CORHIO and Health Current Introduce New Regional Organization -- Contexture
“As a new regional organization, Contexture has the potential to serve communities as the largest health information organization in the West. For decades we have empowered providers with information on millions of unique patients and today are in a position to better serve the needs of national payers, health systems and state and federal agencies.” – Melissa Kotrys, Contexture CEO

​​Craig Hospital, Middle Park Health Expand HIE Efforts
Craig Hospital and Middle Park Health recently began transferring radiology, pathology, transcription and laboratory results to the health information exchange (HIE). Both systems began sending their admission, discharge and transfer (ADT) data through the CORHIO/Contexture network late last year. Available through our PatientCare 360® service, this data will give healthcare providers throughout Colorado even more clinical data to base their decisions on. The data is also available for routing as part of our Results Delivery and Notifications

Coming Attractions
Join CORHIO/Contexture State Initiatives Director Heather Culwell for a discussion on "How Health Information Exchange Organizations Positively Impact Community Transition Programs,” May 5. Heather will be joined by Rita Torres of Colorado Community Health Partners, Danielle Culp of the Colorado Office of Behavioral Health and Sheriff Derek Navarette of the Las Animas County Jail.

The session is part of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) Spring Conference on Correctional Health Care, a two-day hybrid event in Atlanta.

Sign on for this and other virtual online exclusive sessions through this link: https://events.ncchc.org/virtual-spring-conference

Additional Resources
It can be tricky for correctional facility users of PatientCare 360 to locate medications information. Here is our Quick Reference Guide to help you find medications.

Office of Behavioral Health  - Medication Consistency Page