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PA E-Health Initiative Fall 2013

PAeHI Board Chair's Message

Thank you for all of your ongoing efforts to help promote progress on health information technology and the advancement of health information exchange. I invite you to continue working collaboratively with us to help achieve a healthcare environment where technology is leveraged to improve quality, achieve efficiency and reduce cost, while ensuring that we realize positive outcomes for individuals and our communities.   more

2013 Board of Directors

View a listing of the PAeHI Board of Directors for 2013  more

Have You Renewed Your Membership for 2013-14?

Membership Update from Edith Dees, Chair
The Membership Committee thanks all of you who renewed your membership for 2013-14. We are planning some great events and projects for 2013-14 and already planning for the 10th Annual HealthCare IT Summit next May 14th, 2014.  more

Member Benefits 2013-14 -- Special PQRS Offering

PAeHI has a special 10% discount for Pennsylvanians.
When you sign up, use the Discount Code of paehi2013 for this reduced rate!  more

PAeHI Projects and Initiatives

• ICD-10 Vetted Project
by Martin Ciccocioppo, Policy Committee
• Privacy and Security White Paper Update
by Steve J. Fox, Policy Committee Chair and Buddy Gillespie, BHOX Committee Chair   more

PAeHI Events 2013

• ICD-10 Workshop at HAP, Harrisburg, Sept 24
• PAeHI ON THE ROAD in Philadelphia, Oct 17
• Vendor EXPO & All Committee Meeting in Harrisburg, Nov 12-13  more

Commonwealth Corner -- Update on State Health Information Technology

by Alix Goss
This fall, the Pennsylvania eHealth Partnership Authority has a great opportunity for those interested in health information exchange in the state to participate in strategic direction that will help advance the cause.On Oct. 22 and 23, the Authority is holding an inaugural plenary session that will include keynote speakers, electing two ex-officio members to the Authority's board of directors and focused discussion forums to inform development of the Authority's strategic plan.  more

Department of Public Welfare Update

by Matt McGeorge and Pamela Zemaitis
As of Monday September 2nd, we have issued 6,082 Eligible Professional (EP) and 190 Eligible Hospital (EH) payments. To date, we have made payments of $107,651,211 for Eligible Professionals and $118,432,853 for Eligible Hospitals. As of September 2nd, we have made 1577 MU payments to EPs. Below you can see the breakdown per month.  more

PA Reach Update

by Laurie Fink
The Pennsylvania Regional Extension & Assistance Center for Health It (PA REACH) continues to work with eligible providers across the state to adopt and meaningfully use health information technology (health IT). PA REACH is currently working with 5,938 eligible providers. Of those providers, 5,084 have gone live with their electronic health record (EHR) systems and 3,758 have successfully achieved Stage 1 Meaningful Use.   more

Have you considered being a PAeHI Sponsor?

PAeHI is seeking your participation to sponsor the Vendor Expo in Nov 2013 and events in 2014.   more
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