PHFE Receives Grants for Health Information Exchange

PHFE Receives Grants for Health Information Exchange










Los Angeles, California (Vocus/PRWEB) March 09, 2011

On Monday, March 7, 2011 Cal e Connect, the state of California’s health information exchange entity announced four grants designed to improve health information exchange activities in communities across California.

Public Health Foundation Enterprises, (PHFE), was fortunate enough to be involved in two of those grants. OCPRHIO, (Orange County Partnership Regional Health Information Organization), PHFE’s Orange County, California health information exchange project was awarded a grant for $ 795,761 to continue and expand its activities and LANES, (Los Angeles Network for Enhanced Services), was awarded a grant for $ 996,070 to build on ongoing efforts in Los Angeles including PHFE’s sponsored Health e LA project.

In both instances, PHFE will act as the fiscal sponsor for the projects.

PHFE CEO Mark J Bertler noted, “PHFE is pleased and proud to be a partner in both of these innovative initiatives”. “We believe that we have the right people and organizations involved in these projects to be successful in both Orange and Los Angeles Counties.”

“The Cal e Connect funding couldn’t have come at a more opportune time. Grant awards like these rewards the hard work of a talented and dedicated group of stakeholders” He noted.

These projects were part of the first round of funding provided by Cal e Connect. This funding is part of the HITECH portion of federal stimulus funding that California received.

These projects in consort with efforts to promote meaningful use of electronic health records, recruit and train health information professionals and expand tele-health initiatives are intended to improve patient care and access to timely health-related information.

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Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth, Inc. CEO Joins Elite Group of Leaders on Georgia Health Information Exchange (GHIE) Board of Directors

Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth, Inc. CEO Joins Elite Group of Leaders on Georgia Health Information Exchange (GHIE) Board of Directors












Waycross, GA (PRWEB) August 17, 2011

Paula Guy, CEO of Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth, Inc. has joined an elite group of Georgia leaders on the Georgia Health Information Exchange Board of Directors. Georgia Health Information Exchange, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization charged with creating a network that will allow for the timely exchange of vital health information and accelerate the pace of health information technology development across Georgia. The creation of this statewide Health Information Exchange is expected to further the development of health technology industries in Georgia and to promote Georgia’s national position as a health technology leader.

“It is an honor to serve and collaborate with such well-respected leaders on a project that is so promising, not only to the future of Georgia’s healthcare, but also to the development of our great state,” says Ms. Guy.

Paula has 12 years of leadership experience in building telemedicine networks in the state of Georgia. She has served on the advisory board for Georgia Technology Authority, review boards for grants and has been a frequent telemedicine expert speaker and consultant. Her experience in grant writing resulted in federal grants and funding from RUS, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth and Universal Service Funding. Under her leadership the Georgia Telemedicine Program has become one of the most comprehensive, robust telemedicine programs in the nation.

Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth (GPT) is the leading agency in Georgia focusing on increasing access to healthcare through innovative use of technology including telemedicine, health information exchange and telehealth. There are now over 200 partners across the state, 175 specialists and physicians providing healthcare via telemedicine.

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Grow Your Business with Health Food Exchange, a Global B2B Marketplace for the Health Food Industry

Grow Your Business with Health Food Exchange, a Global B2B Marketplace for the Health Food Industry











Become a member of the global health food industry


San Gabriel, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2010

AP Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of its new website HealthFoodExchange.com, an innovative B2B portal specially designed for the health food industry that aims to facilitate business trade for global buyers and sellers.

The Health Food Exchange is a long-awaited global B2B marketplace for the health food industry. The exchange platform has specially designed for any players in the health food supply chain includes manufacturers, raw materials suppliers, distributors, importers and exporters, and retailers to really engage business trades by listing their current buy or sell offers in the exchange. Members of the exchange have the ability to post their business literature, business catalog, and promote their products in greater details to a business focused audience. This service provides not only a great way to introduce innovative products to the industry, but also the visibility of companies in the internet world.

“Major search engines are powerful but they are unable to distinguish the business focused websites from consumer focused websites”, said Arthur Wang, CEO of AP Corporation. “B2B health food businesses have greater needs for this online exposure than other industries since there are just tons of health-related sites out there which shared the same SEO keywords to prevent search engines from listing their B2B businesses.”

Bringing the members of health food industry together in one common marketplace can give the business the visibility it deserved and drive new customers without additional marketing costs. Members can directly engage business with another member quickly and efficiently.

Join Health Food Exchange for free at HealthFoodExchange.com

About Health Food Exchange

The Health Food Exchange is the leading business to business electronic marketplace for the health food industry. This exchange portal enables health food business to reach other businesses through making trades and offers between global buyers and sellers of various supply chain activities. For more information, please visit http://www.HealthFoodExchange.com, or follow us at twitter.com/healthfoodb2b.

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St. Vincent Health and Indiana Health Information Exchange CMIO to Deliver Beacon Community Research Study Presentation in Seattle

St. Vincent Health and Indiana Health Information Exchange CMIO to Deliver Beacon Community Research Study Presentation in Seattle












(PRWEB) August 04, 2011

The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today that Alan Snell, MD, MMM, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, St. Vincent Health and Indiana Health Information Exchange will be delivering a presentation entitled “Beacon Community Research Study: Reducing Hospital Readmissions via Remote Patient Management” at the Institute’s Health IT Summit in Seattle taking place August 15-16, 2011 at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel.

The research design includes eight acute care institutions within the Central Indiana Beacon Community Program through the Indiana Health Information Exchange, subcontracting with St. Vincent Health for the remote patient management and nurse monitoring. The study outcomes will compare ED visits and readmissions within 30 days post-discharge between the two groups, as well as patient management skills and understanding of their underlying disease process.

“Through the Beacon programs we hope to learn innovative use of technologies and data management to improve quality and lower costs for patient populations,” said Dr. Alan Snell. “At St. Vincent Health, our research project to reduce hospital readmissions through remote patient monitoring and nurse interaction is an example of that innovative approach.”

The iHT2 Health IT Summit in Seattle is the premier executive summit focused on the strategies and tools that are re-defining customer care, collaboration and efficiency in the health care provider markets.

Sponsors and Partners for the 2011 iHT2 Health IT Summit in Seattle include: Absolute Software, Apixio, Catalyst Solutions, Carematix, Comcast, Drager, ICA, Intel, MMR Global, Nuance, Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications, Rubbermaid Healthcare, Sago Networks, Vidyo, VoCare, vRad, AMDIS, CMIO, Continua Health Alliance, eHealth SmartBrief, Executive Insight, Frost & Sullivan, Healthcare IT News, HIMSS Washington State Chapter, IDC Health Insights, MarketsandMarkets, ReportsandReports, and SearchHealthIT.com.

About the Institute for Health Technology Transformation:

The Institute for Health Technology Transformation is the leading organization committed to bringing together private and public sector leaders fostering the growth and effective use of technology across the healthcare industry. Through collaborative efforts the Institute provides programs that drive innovation, educate, and provide a critical understanding of how technology applications, solutions and devices can improve the quality, safety and efficiency of healthcare.

http://www.ihealthtran.com

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