Author Archives: Mari Greenberger, MPPA

About Mari Greenberger, MPPA

Director of Informatics at HIMSS North America

An Interoperability Use Case Repository and Narrative

by: Joe Wagner, vice president transformation services, TELUS Health and Seth Blumenthal, program manager national quality registry network (NQRN®),  American Medical Association The HIMSS Interoperability Maturity Model Task Force is pleased to announce a new web-based use case repository which also includes a … Continue reading

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12 Things You Should Know About Health Information Exchanges

by: Gregory Barnowsky, Chief Architect, Independence Blue Cross This past year at HIMSS’15, I attended a session on Health Information Exchanges (HIEs).  During that session, the presenter had a slide that stated, “… if you see one Health Information Exchange … Continue reading

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HIE inPractice Blog Series: Using Health Information Exchanges to Identify Vulnerable Populations (Part 2)

by: Sharon Davis, CPHIMS, PMP, Senior Project Manager In our previous blog post, we defined a vulnerable population (VP) and introduced concepts of gathering clinical data from these populations.  In this blog, we will discuss the basics for collecting data and … Continue reading

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Current market view of the usage, value and future of Direct Messaging

by: Mari Greenberger, Director of Informatics, HIMSS, and Sean Kennedy, Director, HIE, Mass eHealth Institute Recently the FY15 HIMSS Interoperability and HIE Committees conducted a nationwide survey on Direct messaging to learn how the marketplace is using Direct to facilitate health information … Continue reading

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HIE inPractice Blog Series: Challenges of Engaging the Consumer in HIEs

by: Heather Marney, Director, Epic Ambulator; Michael Nelson, DPM, VP of Strategy and Business Development; and Deepika Patel, MBA, CPHIMS, Analyst/Consultant Patient as a Consumer: A prevailing philosophy is that active patient engagement is necessary to achieve optimal outcomes – promoting ongoing wellness … Continue reading

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HIE inPractice Blog Series: Using Health Information Exchanges to Identify Vulnerable Populations (Part 1)

by: Timothy Butts, BS, MSIS, PMP, Certified Healthcare CIO,  Sharon Davis, CPHIMS, PMP, Sr. Project Manager, and Charles Stewart, MBA, SSBB, CHTS-IM, CHTS-PW, CHTS-TR, CHTS-TS, HIE Executive Director     Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) is at a unique place in history. For the first … Continue reading

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HIE inPractice Blog Series:Using Standards for Nationwide Health Information Exchange and Interoperability

by: Rick Edwards, Director, Integration Strategy, Iatric Systems, Inc and Stacey Lee, MS, Workflow Redesign and HER Implementation Specialist.  Looking back over the last several decades, it appears that healthcare in the US has had a lack of interest and incentives … Continue reading

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Turning Data Into Direction

by: Ralph Williams, Director, Access Management DATA.  This four letter word has created just as many opportunities as it has destroyed, much like the other popular, albeit more profane, four letter words.  In the realm of Health Information Exchanges (HIE), “data” … Continue reading

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Shifting Interoperability Focus to Non-Eligible providers and Moving beyond Meaningful Use

Individual and community level health information exchange is the most recent focus of ONC funding continuing the journey to move us close to seamless interoperable health information exchange.

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HIE inPractice Blog Series: Consent, Privacy and Security in Population Health Data Management

by: Timothy Butts, BS, MSIS, PMP, DPRC, TEB1 & Associates LLC, and David A. Watson, Ascension Health There is a new push for better population health management that leverages health information exchanges (HIEs) and their ability to normalize, harmonize, and provide … Continue reading

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