University of Michigan
November 3, 2016 | 4:05 pm

UM Research Affirms Necessity of VIPR

The School of Public Health at the University of Michigan (UM) has announced the results of a study that examines the impact of real-time electronic access to patient health records for Emergency Department physicians at the point of care. The study, “Health information exchange associated with improved emergency department care through faster accessing of patient Read More

National Health IT Week
September 26, 2016 | 2:24 pm

GLHC Partners with the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) in Celebrating National Health IT Week

September 26 – 30 is National Health IT Week! As a partner in the advancement of health information technology to help improve healthcare, Great Lakes Health Connect is proud to partner with HIMSS in celebrating National Health IT Week.  National Health IT Week is gives all healthcare stakeholders the opportunity to acknowledge and share the benefits that Read More

Doug Dietzman
September 9, 2016 | 1:47 pm

Michigan’s Longitudinal Health Record: Pipe Dream No More!

Having ready access to an individual’s integrated health records from disparate providers anywhere in Michigan is no longer a pipe dream. Leveraging this information to support people’s care and wellness goals is happening today through the Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC) longitudinal health record, called VIPR (Virtual Integrated Patient Record). For example, let’s say a Read More

August 12, 2016 | 1:54 pm

Preview – 2016 Summit Series Leadership Forums

We are just a few days away from the 2016 GLHC Summit Series in West Michigan and the Detroit Area. These day-long educational events offer health care providers, payers, and HIT professionals the opportunity to learn more about GLHC and our suite of HIE solutions. We are committed to presenting these annual regional meetings to Read More

Summit Series Thank You Panel Participants
June 7, 2016 | 2:50 pm

The Value of HIE in Supporting Responsive Public & Population Health

The devastating impact of both natural and man-made disasters like Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the tornadoes that ransacked Moore, Oklahoma in 2013 and the recent Flint Water Crisis, emphasize the necessity of a well prepared and coordinated response to public and population health emergencies. The 2016 Great Lakes Health Connect Summit Series will explore the Read More