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Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Management Use Case, Highlighting Collective Medical

Recorded November 9, 2020

Our featured guest speaker, Kate Dowd, BSW, MA, Senior Clinical Solutions Lead for Collective Medical describes how SYNCRONYS and Collective Medical are working together to:

  • Reduce the number of New Mexico residents suffering from SUD
  • Help providers facilitate SUD patient transitions from acute care into medication assisted treatment (MAT) facilities
  • Guide opioid prescribing behaviors through context-sensitive alerting
  • Reduce unnecessary acute utilization and total cost of care for SUD-affected patients
  • Drive awareness and enhanced care for infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)

Diagnostic Quality Radiology Images & Data Analytic Dashboards

Recorded January 19, 2021

Collaboration and Coordination of Mental Health

Recorded March 16, 2021

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 providers
  • deliver behavioral health notifications across acute and ambulatory settings
  • enhance mental health clinic follow-up post-ED encounters
  • assess patient’s mental health readmission risk

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

Recorded April 20, 2021

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 VanNess, Director, Product Development describes how Rhodes Group is partnering with SYNCRONYS, New Mexico’s statewide health information exchange, to give providers a new tool to manage Hep-C.

Changes to Patient Consent in New Mexico and the SYNCRONYS HIE

July 13, 2021

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…

Recorded May 18, 2021

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.

SYNCRONYS Monthly Webinar Series

3rd Tuesdays, 11:30-12:30 pm MST

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 changing health care across the country. Participants are invited to share their experiences during the feedback portion of the webinar. To be added to our monthly invitation list, please contact or call (505) 938-9900.

Upcoming Webinar Topics:

August 24, 2021  – To Be Announced

September 21, 2021  – No monthly webinar this month. Please join us for our annual conference on the mornings of September 23 and 24, in person or virtually.

October 19, 2021  – To Be Announced

November 16, 2021  – To Be Announced