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Health Information Network/Exchange (HIN/HIE) Best Practices
Enabling discussion and sharing of leading practices around Health Information Networks/Exchanges. Exploring topics such as strategy, governance, clinical engagement, operations and benefits realization.
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Contact: Alvaro Mestre
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Enabling discussion and sharing of leading practices around Health Information Networks/Exchanges. Exploring topics such as strategy, governance, clinical engagement, operations and benefits realization.

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What is the HIN/HIE Best Practices Community?

The HIN/HIE Community is a place where health care professionals, planners, implementers, operators and vendors can collaborate to share knowledge, lessons learned and leading practices on how to maximize the value and clinical impact of HIN/HIE investments and solutions.

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Alvaro Mestre, MScA. – Regional Director, Architecture. Canada Health Infoway.

BACKGROUND

In 2015 Canada Health Infoway and Gartner conducted a study to identify current best and leading practices for planners and implementers of health information exchanges in the form of a white paper.

This white paper describes those leading practices derived from interviews and materials provided by a number of organizations worldwide, as well as a number of related findings supported by published Gartner research and general secondary research related to health care and other industries. The leading practices provide valuable insights to health care stakeholders involved in the creation, operation or ongoing evolution of health information networks/exchanges in their own jurisdictions.

The study also resulted in a preliminary Capability Maturity Model discussion paper that health care policy makers, planners and information exchange operators can use to assess their current state capabilities, determine a desired future state, and develop concrete plans to achieve the future state. This initial model, while generally applicable, requires further review and conversation with health care policy makers, stakeholders and key influencers in Canada to achieve acceptance and initiate its wide application.

We invite community members to help us share and grow our collective knowledge on this important topic, to enhance current practices on key capabilities such as strategy, governance, clinical engagement, operations and benefits realization.

KEY RESOURCES

White Paper: Health Information Network (HIN) Leading Practices

Discussion Paper: Health Information Network (HIN) Maturity Model

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Nova Scotia establishes a baseline HIN / HIE domain maturity level 08/03/16
We had a pretty good cross section of people in the Nova Scotia (NS) workshops. In NS, there is one health authority (NSHA) that covers the province, except for the children's hospital (IWK) which is its own corporate entity. The Department of Heal...
Nova Scotia establishes a baseline HIN / HIE domain maturity level 08/03/16
Thanks for sharing this - we also applied the maturity model here in Manitoba as a starting point to building our interoperability maturity. We are hoping to do a session with Infoway over the coming year. What stakeholder groups were represented in...
Nova Scotia establishes a baseline HIN / HIE domain maturity level 07/22/16
Hi Jeff, Domain 10 from the HIN / HIE maturity model is specific to privacy and security. The levels (1 - 5) reflect a spectrum from "level 1 = No common security infrastructure in place and no capabilities to enforce privacy. Role-based securit...
Nova Scotia establishes a baseline HIN / HIE domain maturity level 07/22/16
This is good news, Steve. Can you tell me what provisions/thoughts have gone into the HIN baseline related to cyber security? I work at Canada's National CERT (Cyber Emergency Response Team) at Public Safety Canada. We provide cyber threat informatio...
Nova Scotia establishes a baseline HIN / HIE domain maturity level 07/22/16
Nova Scotia has taken the lead to apply the HIN / HIE capability maturity model to their current HIE IT infrastructure and operations. In my role as the Regional Director of Architecture for the Atlantic Region with Canada Health Infoway, I have bee...
Welcome to the Health Information Network/Exchange (HIN/HIE) Best Practices Community! 02/01/16
The HIN/HIE Community is a place where health care professionals, planners, implementers, operators and vendors can collaborate to share knowledge, lessons learned and leading practices on how to maximize the value and clinical impact of HIN/HIE inve...

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Alvaro Mestre
Canada Health Infoway
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Linda Monico
Canada Health Infoway
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Tasha Shaw-Verbic
Canada Health Infoway
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Victoria Denbok
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Sue Schneider
eHealth Ontario
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Ron Parker
Canada Health Infoway
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Douglas Kingsford
Interior Health Authority
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Francis Lau
University of Victoria
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Shazia Khokhar
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Alexander Goel
Cancer Care Ontario
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Ramzi Allouache
Incolab
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Jennifer MacKinnon
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Michele Roberts
Forcare
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Stephanie Osbourne
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Linda Parisien
Canada Health Infoway
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