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healtheConnect Alaska is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, organized and managed by Alaskans and tasked by the State of Alaska’s Department of Health and Social Services, to provide safe, secure transport for health information in order to improve quality and safety of patient care and increase efficiencies for hospitals and medical practices.

healtheConnect Alaska provides health information exchange and direct secure messaging services to more than 20 hospitals and 450 healthcare organizations across Alaska.  Benefits to these organizations include:

  • Confidential and timely access to patient’s medical history no matter where a patient receives care
  • Rapid medical record search for historical patient data, augmenting diagnosis and treatment
  • Public health reporting assistance to meet Meaningful Use
  • Reduced interface costs due to a single entry point
  • Referrals and referral documents transmitted automatically
  • Notifications of selected events (i.e. admission, discharge, abnormal lab results) as desired by the user

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Successfully navigating the ever changing landscape of Health Care Reform and CMS Regulations is no easy task, but with the help of our experienced consultants, it’s about to get easier. healtheconnect Alaskaoffers EHR technical training and support services to all of Alaska’s hospitals and providers, including: primary care, specialty care, dentists, and chiropractors.

Our team of trusted consultants supports providers with direct and individualized on-site and remote technical assistance during the adoption, implementation, or optimization phase of your EHR.

We offer customized technical assistance to address the needs of your organization, including:

Meaningful Use and Merit-Based Incentives Payment System (MIPS)

  • CMS Incentive Fund Eligibility
  • Registration and Attestation
  • Meaningful Use Report Tracking and Project Management
  • Audit Preparation and Response Plan
  • MIPS preparation for VBM, PQRS, and Meaningful Use

HIPAA Compliance Services

  • Security Risk Assessment and Gap Analysis
  • Mitigation Plans
  • HIPAA Compliant Policies and Procedures

EHR Selection

  • Provide EHR selected vendor list and advise on selection process
  • Prepare staff and office for EHR system
  • Educate practice in change management concepts
  • Utilize project tools and optimize shared learning
  • Facilitate communications between clinic and vendor(s)

EHR Implementation

  • Prepare staff and office for EHR implementation
  • Assist clinic in holding vendors accountable for hardware and software installation and configuration timelines
  • Proactively monitor meaningful use components of implementation and vendor training

Workflow Improvement

  • Review EHR impact analysis
  • Refine electronic workflow for efficiency and meaningful use
  • Identify additional care management process improvement opportunities

With more than 500 participants throughout the State of Alaska, healtheConnect Alaska is the recognized and trusted advisor to provide your practice or hospital with technical assistance, HIPAA Compliance, and Meaningful Use expertise.

To learn more please contact your consultant at:

info@ak-ehealth.org

(866) 966.9030 or (907) 770.2626