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SYNCRONYS Newsletter – March 2022

SYNCRONYS eNewsletter The delivery of healthcare is transforming into a patient-centered and value-based system, which requires changes in the sharing of health information to enhance the patient’s experience, improve health outcomes, and reduce costs (“The Triple Aim”). A Health Information Exchange (HIE) is critical to this transformation for a variety of health care stakeholders (clinicians, laboratories, hospital, pharmacy, health plans,...

SYNCRONYS HIE Sixth Annual Users’ Conference – HOLD THE DATE!

According to the Office of Health Equity (NMDOH) the health challenges specific to New Mexico include: 25% of New Mexicans live at or below the federal poverty level. 1 in 3 of New Mexicans live in rural areas. New Mexico has a health care provider shortage which negatively impacts preventative care and access to treatment. Obesity and diabetes among New...

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 HIE Users’ Annual Conference

The mornings of Thursday and Friday, September 23 & 24, healthcare professionals, IT specialists, administrators, and government and other leaders gathered in Albuquerque and across the state for a hybrid conference. Healthcare leaders around New Mexico learned about and discussed state and local healthcare information interoperability efforts by attending the two half-day event in person or via web meeting. We...

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.

Now that I’ve logged into Amadeus, I have a few questions…

Thomas East, PhD, Chief Executive Officer/Chief Informatics Officer and April Salisbury, Director of Onboarding and Training, discuss the differences between the previous clinical portal and the new Amadeus platform and answer questions from SYNCRONYS HIE Clinical Portal users.