Friday Five – Leading Women in HIE
Health Information Exchange (HIE) allows patients and health care professionals to gain access and share a patient’s medical information electronically securely. State Health Information Exchanges (HIE) come in all shapes and sizes but have one thing in common: To improve the quality, safety and efficiency of health care delivered in their states. This week’s Friday Five is spotlighting the leading women in HIE.
Chief Executive Officer, Manifest Medex
Erica has extensive experience in health information exchange and interoperability and has been with Manifest MedEx since 2017, previously serving as Chief Strategy Officer and Chief of Staff. She has been instrumental in guiding the organization’s growth and expansion while ensuring MX delivers increasing value to customers.
About Manifest Medex
Manifest MedEx (@ManifestMedEx) is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health information exchanges (HIEs), combining 11.7 million claims records from Blue Shield of California and Anthem Blue Cross and 5 million clinical patient records from 150 participating partners. Manifest MedEx supports physicians, nurses, hospitals and health plans in sharing critical health information to ensure that patients receive the safest, highest-quality care possible. The California Integrated Data Exchange and Inland Empire Health Information Exchange merged to create Manifest Medex.
Chief Executive Officer, Contexture
Melissa is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Contexture, the umbrella organization of CORHIO and Health Current. Through her vision and leadership as CEO of Health Current, the Arizona health information exchange is recognized as a model for aligning the healthcare community with the possibilities of connected electronic health information to advance individual and community health and wellbeing.
Contexture (@ContextureHIT) is two visionary, innovating leaders in health information exchange (HIE): CORHIO and Health Current. Together we advance individual and community health and wellness through the delivery of actionable information and analysis.
Executive Director, PHIX
Emily Hartmann is the Executive Director at PHIX. Under her leadership, PHIX has grown to exchange data with additional hospitals and clinics in the community as well as the Veteran’s Administration and Department of Defense. She also has experience in health care analytics and strategy. As a health care consultant at Sg2, she helped hospitals prepare for policy changes and evolving financial models.
The Paso del Norte Health Information Exchange (@PHIXNetwork) is a unique collaborative of major health care leaders in El Paso. PHIX pulls health information from the EHRs of all providers in the PHIX network and stores it in a centralized record so that patients’ health information in one place. PHIX provides HIPAA- compliant email and supports physician practices in optimizing their utilization of EHR technology.
Chief Executive Officer, DHIN
Dr. Jan Lee currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Delaware Health Information Network (DHIN), the nation’s first state-wide clinical health information exchange. Overseeing a budget of $8.5M, she works with key leaders in the State and the state-wide healthcare community to aggregate clinical data from hospitals, laboratories, radiology centers, ambulatory practices, and health plans into a longitudinal health record.
Delaware Health Information Network’s (@DHIN_HIE) roots reach back to 1997 when the Delaware General Assembly enacted the organization as a public/private partnership. The objective was, and remains today, to advance the creation of a statewide health information network that addresses the state’s needs for timely, reliable and relevant health care information. In 2007, DHIN “went live” – meaning it became the first operational statewide health information exchange in the nation.
President & CEO, VITL
Beth Anderson has enjoyed a long and varied career as an operations, finance, and change leader in both the public and private sectors. Most recently, Beth served as the Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Burlington, Vt. She also served as the City’s first Chief Innovation Officer, the Director of Operations at the Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS), and as the Director of Operations and IT at Vermont Oxford Network. Before coming to Vermont, she held positions in financial services, including Vice President of E-commerce at Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Job Manager at Oliver Wyman.
VITL (@VITLVT) is the nonprofit organization that advances health care reform efforts in Vermont through the use of health information technology, and is the legislatively designated operator of the state’s Vermont Health Information Exchange (VHIE).