EAST LANSING, Mich., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) has entered into an agreement with Surescripts allowing users of Surescripts' Clinical Interoperability network to send electronic health information to the State of Michigan's public health reporting systems through MiHIN and the Michigan Department of Community Health.
MiHIN and Surescripts entered into an agreement based on the DirectTrust technical, legal, and business security and privacy standards for Healthcare Information Service Provider (HISP) connectivity. Michigan is a leader in interstate health information exchange and has successfully established Direct HISP to HISP connectivity with several other states using ONC-approved Federally-bridged security certificates.
"Our agreement with MiHIN is another example of how Surescripts is transforming health care by enabling secure exchange of electronic information within and across the many diverse participants in the healthcare industry," said Jeff Miller , Senior Vice President and General Manager of Clinical Interoperability for Surescripts. "Our Clinical Interoperability network offers robust and innovative solutions that support standard formats, workflow, processes and customized message content to facilitate communications between healthcare organizations and drive better care coordination."
Connecting the two solutions will allow health care providers in Michigan who are already using the Surescripts network to send a wide variety of information, such as Clinical Quality Measures and quality reports for participation in quality improvement programs and future Meaningful Use attestation.
"There are many Use Cases where Direct is the fastest, simplest, lowest-cost solution for providers to exchange
|SOURCE Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services|
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