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HIway Spotlight: CVS Caremark MinuteClinic Joins the HIway to Enhance Patient Care with UMass Memorial

CVS Caremark MinuteClinic (CVSMC), which operates 47 walk-in clinics in Massachusetts, and provides treatment for common family illnesses and injuries, administers vaccinations and offers other services, is collaborating with UMass Memorial Health Care (UMMHC) on a Mass HIway Implementation Grant that aims to share patient data electronically between the two organizations. The collaboration is designed to enhance patient care, lower overall costs and assist UMMHC in its migration toward value-based care.

MeHI REC Extended to February 2015

We are excited to announce that the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has extended the Regional Extension Center (REC) program for Massachusetts. The Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI) serves as the state’s only REC and will be able to continue to assist providers across the Commonwealth with electronic health record (EHR) implementations and Meaningful Use.

EasCare Ambulance, Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program, Eye HIE for Smoother Care Transitions

EasCare Ambulance Service LLC plays an integral role in Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program’s efforts to provide medical service to one of the city’s most challenging populations to reach and maintain regular contact with.