Doug Dietzman
September 9, 2016 | 1:47 pm

Michigan’s Longitudinal Health Record: Pipe Dream No More!

Having ready access to an individual’s integrated health records from disparate providers anywhere in Michigan is no longer a pipe dream. Leveraging this information to support people’s care and wellness goals is happening today through the Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC) longitudinal health record, called VIPR (Virtual Integrated Patient Record). For example, let’s say a Read More

August 12, 2016 | 1:54 pm

Preview – 2016 Summit Series Leadership Forums

We are just a few days away from the 2016 GLHC Summit Series in West Michigan and the Detroit Area. These day-long educational events offer health care providers, payers, and HIT professionals the opportunity to learn more about GLHC and our suite of HIE solutions. We are committed to presenting these annual regional meetings to Read More

Summit Series Thank You Panel Participants
June 7, 2016 | 2:50 pm

The Value of HIE in Supporting Responsive Public & Population Health

The devastating impact of both natural and man-made disasters like Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the tornadoes that ransacked Moore, Oklahoma in 2013 and the recent Flint Water Crisis, emphasize the necessity of a well prepared and coordinated response to public and population health emergencies. The 2016 Great Lakes Health Connect Summit Series will explore the Read More

May 23, 2016 | 9:35 am

We can lead a horse to water, but can we make him drink?

Keys for Successful Adoption AND Utilization of HIE Technology A colleague’s family member was recently admitted to the hospital after experiencing dizziness and disorientation. The person was transported by ambulance to the nearest emergency room, which was unfortunately not affiliated with their regular health system. At first, this was disconcerting for my colleague. As her Read More

Carrie Strom, West Michigan Implementation Consultant
May 19, 2016 | 9:23 am

Great Lakes Health Connect Announces Changes to their Growing Business Development Team

Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC) is pleased to announce the addition of Carrie Strom to their ever-growing team as its new West Michigan Implementation Consultant. In her new role, Carrie will support healthcare providers and community organizations in understanding as well as leveraging the comprehensive suite of health information exchange (HIE) solutions GLHC has to Read More