March 20, 2019 | 1:41 pm

Relationship Building + Health Information Exchange

“It’s time to change healthcare, have no fear!” Brian Mack, GLHC Marketing Manager, discusses the importance of relationship building in the business of health information exchange on the podcast, Healthcare Rap. Brian was a guest on the podcast after being a 2019 HIMSS Social Media Ambassador. Healthcare Rap is ushering in the future of healthcare Read More

March 1, 2019 | 2:27 pm

Patient safety and what health care organizations are doing about it

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. February 28, 2018 | By Emmalilly Hoxsie Patient safety and what health care organizations are doing about it The World Health Organization defines patient safety as the “absence Read More

January 15, 2019 | 2:27 pm

What Phishing Can Teach Us About Email Marketing

Good relationships are based on trust and communication. Modern professionals live on the receiving end of a constant deluge of email solicitations. In other words, we should all be sensitive to the good, the bad, and the ugly emails. In an article for the Health Information Technology Marketing Conference, Brian Mack, GLHC Marketing Manager, writes Read More

December 4, 2018 | 4:06 pm

5 ways to stay healthy and safe during the holiday season

Published on November 30, 2018 Grand Rapids Business Journal (@GRBJ) Health Care Blog   The holiday season should be filled with enjoyable time with family and friends, not illness and injury. The Great Lakes Health Connect team understands the importance of keeping Michiganders healthy and safe, so keep these five tips in mind when you’re Read More

August 13, 2018 | 3:31 pm

Q&A: Great Lakes Health’s Doug Dietzman Touts Data Sharing in Times of Crisis

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

July 11, 2018 | 7:34 am

Flint Registry to monitor effects of Water Crisis

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