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The Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS), Mass HIway is gathering information and input for a planned offering of an Event Notification Service (ENS).
ENS can provide real-time notifications to the patient’s healthcare providers regarding their admissions to, discharges from, or transfers from a hospital. This would allow providers to respond with information and/or clinical support.
EOHHS seeks your input about how an ENS may benefit your healthcare organization, or you as a healthcare provider.
– Hospital Physicians and Nurses
– Primary Care Physicians, Physician Assistants and Nurses
– Community Health Center Providers
– Health IT Professionals from hospitals, community health centers, and other primary care sites
Overview of HIE and ENS
Regional landscape of ENS usage
Use case examples
A patient from Eastern Massachusetts is admitted to a hospital in Western Massachusetts and the patient's primary care physician is alerted, so they can provide the hospital with relevant clinical information
A primary care physician is notified that her patient is being transferred from a hospital to a skilled nursing facility
Questions, answers, discussion
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