Glossary: M

Glossary: M

  • Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC)

    Formed in 2004 as an initiative of the physician community to bring together the state's major health care stakeholders for the purpose of establishing an EHR system that would enhance the quality, efficiency and safety of care in Massachusetts.

  • Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI)

    Division of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, a quasi-public organization that has been designated as the single statewide entity responsible for the coordination and the dissemination on a statewide basis of electronic health records (EHR) in all provider settings networked through an interoperable health information exchange (HIE).

  • Massachusetts Health Data Consortium (MHDC)

    Non-profit coalition of a wide range of public and private stakeholders that seek to address health information needs and improve health care in the Commonwealth.  MHDC was tasked to collect, analyze and disseminate health care information.

  • Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP)

    Provides reliable information to help physicians improve the quality of care they provide their patients and helps consumers take an active role in making informed decisions about their health care.

  • Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MTC)

    Public economic development agency established by the Massachusetts Legislature in 1982 to foster a more favorable environment for growth in the state’s innovation-based economy.  The agency is currently advancing economic development in health care technology, information technology, life sciences, marine sciences, nanotechnology, broadband deployment, and clean energy.

  • Medicaid Information Technology Architecture (MITA)

    IT initiative intended to stimulate an integrated business and IT transformation affecting the Medicaid enterprise in all States. The MITA initiative’s intention is to improve Medicaid program administration by establishing national guidelines for technologies and processes.