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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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New York State Environment: Health IT Activities

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  • Coordinated leadership in public and private sectors
    • NYS DOH's Office of Health Information Technology Transformation
    • New York e-Health Collaborative (NYeC)
  • Significant funding for state and regional initiatives
    • HEAL NY grants designed to improve quality and efficiency by providing capital funds to support health care restructuring and health IT adoption
    • Phase 1 totaled ~ $53 million for 26 projects—many are RHIOs and a handful are EMR focused
    • Phase 5 combines funding from Phase 3 and totals $105.75 million for RHIOs and CHITAs
    • External evaluator partnering with stakeholders and RHIOs to standardize evaluation metrics (quality and ROI) and methodologies
  • Collaborative policy framework
    • NY HISPC forging stakeholder consensus on policies and procedures to protect privacy and security, assuring consumer access and engagement


NYS DOH's Office of Health Information Technology Transformation...
- Created in ???? to
Instrumental in coordinating state agencies. Worked with RHIOs to prepare two proposals (one for CMS Medicaid Transformation Grant focusing on eRx and one for CDC to develop capacity for automated reporting of public health information through RHIOs)

Created in ????
Focus on ???
Orchestrated development of a proposal for HHS-ONC NHIN trial implementation with local RHIOs


Collaborative Policy Framework

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