Missouri Health Connection


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Mary Kasal: President and CEO, Missouri Health Connection
Missouri Health Policy Summit 2013

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Missouri Health Connection

  1. 1. Missouri Health Connection “One Connection For A Healthier Missouri” Moving Beyond Politics: Meaningful Health Reform for Missouri Communities Presentation for: 11th Annual Health Policy Health Summit. October 16, 2013
  2. 2. What is Missouri Health Connection? The State-designated entity charged to create Missouri’s statewide health information network Not-For-Profit entity established in 2011 Public – Private Board of Directors Founded out of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act
  3. 3. MHC’s Mission Improve the quality of medical decision-making and coordination of care; Provide accountability in safeguarding the privacy & security of medical data; Reduce preventable medical errors and avoid duplication of treatment; Improve the public health; Enhance the affordability and value of health care; and Empower Missourians to take a more active role in their own health care. .
  4. 4. MHC Value: Connecting All Health Care Providers The State-designated entity charged to create Missouri’s statewide health information network MHC’s technology platform “CareNet” aggregates all clinical data into a longitudinal patient record summary. MHC’s “CareViewer” allows clinician to “view only” aggregate clinical data. MHC’s “CareMail” enables secure encrypted email.
  5. 5. MHC’s Technology MHC’s query based health information network’s services : Translate clinical data from multiple providers (with disparate EMRs) into an aggregate clinical summary format, Provides clinical information delivered where you need it and when you need it.
  6. 6. MHC’s Health Information Network: The Power of the Data For All MHC Participants: Medication History Allergies Immunizations Consent Management NwHIN Connections Lab, Pathology, Radiology Results Routing Clinical and Transcribed Results Routing For Provider Referral Support: PCP to Specialist Notification of Delivery of Referral Consult Response Messages
  7. 7. MHC CareNet
  8. 8. Finding patient records… across all participating MHC members
  9. 9. Deliver the complete, aggregated record… to the point of care (or wherever its needed)
  10. 10. Bringing Documents and Repositories together
  11. 11. See every Lab…
  12. 12. Drill “into” Labs for clarity…
  13. 13. Explore Radiology Results…secure integration with Vendor Neutral Archive solutions
  14. 14. Medication History
  15. 15. Vaccinations
  16. 16. Diagnosis History (Past and Present)
  17. 17. Complete Encounter History
  18. 18. Interoperability Built-In
  19. 19. MHC’s CareViewer View clinical data in real time – with or without an EMR.
  20. 20. MHC CareMail Direct Secure Messaging No EMR required!
  21. 21. MHC CareMail DIRECT Secure Messaging Solution – MHC CareMail Securely routes care summaries, clinical notes, lab results Functions like standard email, but encrypted and secure Simple to use You only need an Internet connection Smart phone / tablet connectivity Meets Meaningful Use attestation criteria
  22. 22. MHC CareMail
  23. 23. The economic reality of Health IT
  24. 24. 1980 – 2009 Healthcare
  25. 25. IT the new $$$$$$ Healthcare
  26. 26. The economic reality of Health IT
  27. 27. The economic reality of Health IT Equals roughly 11 M per State to connect all healthcare
  28. 28. The economic reality of Health IT Hospitals & Health Systems now spending BBBBillions on IT
  29. 29. The economic reality of Health IT Capital spend per bed on IT grew by 62% in one year!
  30. 30. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the United States spent more on health care per capita ($8,608), and more on health care as percentage of its GDP (17.2%), than any other nation in 2011.. In a 2013 Bloomberg ranking of nations with the most efficient health care systems, the United States ranks 46th among the 48 countries included in the study.[5][6] Spending MORE, Achieving LESS
  31. 31. A very, very large POLICY Question