August 9, 2019 Dan Bowman | HealthTech Magazine “The flow of information in a safe, secure and efficient manner is paramount to the delivery of high-quality healthcare. Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Great Lakes Health Connect (a health information exchange, or HIE, that counts 129 hospitals across the state as participants) offers tools and services to help healthcare organizations connect and Read More
Back in February of 2016, in the aftermath of the Flint Water Crisis, Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC) came together with a consortium of other public and private entities to provide support and a response to what would inevitably be the long-term impact of lead exposure on the citizens of Flint. While significant work remains Read More
Carol Health, a mobile app-based, on-demand home health service, has joined Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC)! Through this connection, Carol Health nurses have access to the GLHC Virtual Integrated Patient Record (VIPR), a cloud-based system that stores and organizes the health information of over nine million patients. More than 200 organizations across the state contribute Read More
Understanding the Scope and Impact of Opioid Overdose Crisis Grand Rapids, MI – Ann Arbor, MI: A University of Michigan research project aimed at understanding opioid use reporting is leveraging health information exchange (HIE) as a basis for gathering clinical data from multiple sources such as emergency medical services, acute care emergency departments, and mortality Read More
Connecting researchers to the specimens they need for medical research Health Care Blog A blog that examines the moves of the many players that make up one of the region’s key economic engines: hospitals, universities, clinics, practices and nonprofits. April 30, 2018 | By Emmalilly Hoxsie Medical researchers have historically experienced challenges finding biological specimens — blood, Read More
Tracy Webb has joined Great Lakes Health Connect as the Implementation Consultant serving the Metro Detroit area.