It was every adult child’s worst nightmare – a frantic drive to the Emergency Department with mom getting worse by the minute. For Brenda, the stress was just beginning. Upon arrival, the staff asked Brenda for a list of her mother’s medications. She didn’t have...
Connie Launched and Building Momentum; Countdown Begins for Connection Deadline and TA Assistance Funds
The May 3 launch of Connie signaled the legislative mandate for all CT health care entities to connect with the HIE and acquire the technical capability of sharing clinical data in a secure manner with authorized users. All Connecticut hospitals and labs have one year to begin connecting with Connie; all other healthcare providers have two years. To assist with connecting, Connie has technical assistance funds available for up to $25,000 for providers and up to $75,000 for hospitals to help offset connection costs.
WASHINGTON, May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC) today announced that three new members have joined the organization, including the Connecticut Health Information Exchange (Connie), Big Sky Care Connect of...
OHS Executive Director Veltri & Connie Leadership Launch New Health Information Exchange to Provide Real-Time Access to Critical Data
Office of Health Strategy (OHS) Executive Director Victoria Veltri and officials of Connie, the state’s new health information exchange, today formally announced commencement of operations. Connie provides the technology infrastructure to allow safe and trusted exchange of patient data to improve delivery and coordination of patient care across the spectrum of the state’s healthcare providers.
Hartford – Office of Health Strategy (OHS) Executive Director Vicki Veltri and Jenn Searls, Executive Director of the Health Information Alliance, Inc., dba Connie, jointly announced today that Connie, Connecticut’s health information exchange, has secured participation by twenty-five healthcare providers, including two of the state’s largest hospital systems, the largest provider group, and the state’s Medicaid administrative services organization.