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

July 5, 2018 | 1:18 pm

Carol Health continues innovative approach by joining Michigan’s premier provider of patient health information exchange

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

May 16, 2018 | 1:41 pm

Great Lakes Health Connect Joins University of Michigan Research Project

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

May 3, 2018 | 11:18 am

Medical Discoveries More Possible Because of Specimen Marketplace

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