May 25, 2017 | 9:55 am

GLHC 2017 Summit Series Kickoff Event in Kalamazoo Engaged Healthcare Community

GRAND RAPIDS (Mich.) – On May 10, nearly 80 professionals from the healthcare community in Southwest Michigan gathered to discuss the latest and greatest advancements in health information exchange, and the positive impact that technology can have in supporting the transition to value-based care across the continuum. The event, hosted by Great Lakes Health Connect Read More

February 28, 2017 | 2:12 pm

Great Lakes Health Connect Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third Party Privacy, Security, and Compliance

Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC), the leading Health Information Exchange service provider in Michigan, today announced that their “Health Connect” environment and supporting infrastructure has earned Certified Status for information security by the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance. The HITRUST CSF Certified Status demonstrates that the GLHC Health Connect environment meets key regulations and requirements Read More

February 15, 2017 | 8:36 am

Answer Health on Demand to Partner with Great Lakes Health Connect and Promote Continuity of Care for Telemedicine Patients

Answer Health on Demand,, has partnered with Great Lakes Health Connect allowing providers to share access to health information and medical records while treating patients via telemedicine.  This will expand the capabilities of patient treatment throughout the state of Michigan. … “As an active proponent of the value that health information technology offers to Read More

February 8, 2017 | 11:04 am

Lakeland Health and Great Lakes Health Connect partner to enhance workflow for immunization record queries

Lakeland Health System is the first hospital organization in Michigan to query patient immunization records held within the Michigan Care Improvement Registry (MCIR) directly from their internal electronic medical record. In 1996, the Michigan Legislature established a “childhood immunization registry” to be used as a comprehensive central repository for all children’s immunization records across the Read More

January 25, 2017 | 8:35 am

Doug Dietzman, GLHC Executive Director, quoted in article about mergers, acquisitions, and strategic partnerships

Health IT Outcomes January 18, 2017 By Christine Kern, contributing writer White paper demonstrates how to position for success in the “merger mania” era. The shift to value-based care reimbursement models has caused a number of mergers, acquisitions, and strategic partnerships leading some experts to dub 2016 the year of “merger mania.” In a white Read More

December 21, 2016 | 3:21 pm

HIE executive director: Why HIEs probably aren’t data blocking

HIE executive director: Why HIEs probably aren’t data blocking Written by Kristen Lee, this story was published by SearchHealthIT on Wednesday, December 12, 2016. “Some experts have discussed how data blocking is occurring with HIEs. But an HIE executive director argues that other barriers are in the way and contractually HIEs can’t data block.” READ Read More