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October 27, 2022 – For Immediate Release

SYNCRONYS and Patient Centered Data Home (PCDH)  Albuquerque, NM – October , 2022 – SYNCRONYS, New Mexico’s designated health information exchange (HIE), is pleased to announce it is receiving data from Patient Center Data Home (PCDH) participants in the Civitas Western Region as of Monday October 24, 2022, via the SYNCRONYS clinical portal. PCDH enables the exchange of patient information...

SYNCRONYS Participates in the Reflections Event on August 16, 2022

We were honored to attend and be a part of the Reflections event held at the Clyde Hotel, paying tribute to all the New Mexico front line workers who helped us weather the pandemic.  Thank you to each and every person who played even the smallest role in keeping all of us safe and healthy!  

New Mexico Primary Care Alternative Payment Models

New Mexico Human Service Department, in collaboration with Health Management Associates, presents information about the development of a Primary Care Alternative Payment Model (APM). The vision and approach for this initiative center on improved healthcare quality and health status of New Mexicans, equitable and team-based care (with a model that allows flexibility and is tied to quality), Medicaid market power...

Privacy, Security, and the SYNCRONYS HIE

Grab your lunch and join us on August 16 at 11:30 am MDT to: • Hear a review of the 2021 changes to the New Mexico Medical Records Act that have overcome barriers to appropriate use of your statewide health information exchange (HIE). • Learn how SYNCRONYS partners with participating organizations and vendors to maximize privacy and security of patient...

SYNCRONYS HIE Sixth Annual Users’ Conference

We hope you enjoyed our 6th Annual SYNCRONYS HIE Users' Conference. (more…)

The State of Interoperability and Future Vision

Health information interoperability is a goal that many are pursuing in diverse, sometimes seemingly competing ways. What is the current state of interoperability and where are we going? Dr. Thomas East, CEO/CIO of SYNCRONYS, New Mexico's health information exchange (HIE), gives us an overview of the types of solutions in place today, the ways they are linking, and how SYNCRONYS...

Key HEDIS Changes for 2022 and how the HIE can help

If you are with a payer, a large medical group, or health system at risk for meeting HEDIS measures, this month’s free webinar is for you! Our three guest presenters explain key changes to HEDIS for 2022 and how the SYNCRONYS Health Information Exchange can help you improve your reported measures.

Tips for Using the SYNCRONYS HIE Clinical Portal

Terri Stewart, Chief Administrative Officer, reviews Customer Satisfaction Survey results, and April Salisbury, Director of Onboarding and Training, presents information and tips for users of the SYNCRONYS HIE clinical portal, with an emphasis on navigating the patient record when unmerged records exist for the same person.  Excerpts of the webinar will be made available in our training library.

SYNCRONYS Monthly Webinar Series

This series is designed for participants in the health information exchange, and is open to all interested New Mexico stakeholders in our healthcare community. Each month, you’ll hear news, information, and user tips from SYNCRONYS leadership and staffers. You will also hear interesting guest presentations on subjects of interest to the healthcare community, including inspiring examples of how interoperability is...

Collaboration and Coordination of Mental Health

Kate Dowd, from Collective Medical discusses why hospitals and ambulatory providers and clinics that provide mental health services and/or primary care should join SYNCRONYS to learn how we can work together to: drive awareness and action for individual's holistic mental health needs across acute and ambulatory settings deliver mental health insights from ambulatory and behavioral health providers to acute care...

The Value of Using SYNCRONYS to Address Hepatitis C in New Mexico

Chronic hepatitis C can be a serious disease resulting in long-term health problems, including liver damage, liver failure, cirrhosis, liver cancer, and even death. It is the most common reason for liver transplantation in the United States. There were 15,713 deaths related to hepatitis C virus reported to CDC in 2018, but this is believed to be an underestimate.  Rick...

Changes to Patient Consent in New Mexico and the SYNCRONYS HIE

Randall McDonald, Attorney with McDonald Law Firm, presents the recent legislative changes that impact patient consent requirements in New Mexico. April Salisbury, Director of Onboarding and Training reviews the changes to the SYNCRONYS HIE Clinical Portal that have been made in response to the changes.