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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.

Join the #MassHIway Rally on Feb. 6

On Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, join organizations across the Commonwealth as they transact via the Mass HIway. This virtual, all-day event is a simple, yet effective way to share your success more broadly. Simply send a test or production transaction over the HIway, and then Tweet about it.

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.

Health IT: A Mother's Journey

This story is written by MeHI's Elisabeth Renczkowski - a content specialist with the eHealth Services and Support team. Her experience with electronic health record systems goes far beyond what she does for work. Following is a heart-warming story about her son and their family's healthcare experience.