January 25, 2017 | 8:35 am

Doug Dietzman, GLHC Executive Director, quoted in article about mergers, acquisitions, and strategic partnerships

Health IT Outcomes January 18, 2017 By Christine Kern, contributing writer White paper demonstrates how to position for success in the “merger mania” era. The shift to value-based care reimbursement models has caused a number of mergers, acquisitions, and strategic partnerships leading some experts to dub 2016 the year of “merger mania.” In a white Read More

December 21, 2016 | 3:21 pm

HIE executive director: Why HIEs probably aren’t data blocking

HIE executive director: Why HIEs probably aren’t data blocking Written by Kristen Lee, this story was published by SearchHealthIT on Wednesday, December 12, 2016. “Some experts have discussed how data blocking is occurring with HIEs. But an HIE executive director argues that other barriers are in the way and contractually HIEs can’t data block.” READ Read More

November 29, 2016 | 10:21 am

GLHC Featured in M2 TECHCAST Podcast

Brian Mack, GLHC Manager of Marketing & Communications, was guest on the Michigan Tech News weekly podcast, M2 TECHCAST. He was invited to participate in a monthly segment highlighting innovative Michigan tech companies. The podcast is hosted by Keith Brophy, State Director of the MI Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The interview runs from 14:50-25:15 Read More

November 24, 2016 | 10:17 am

Health information exchange partners with specimen supplier

November 24, 2016 By Jesse O’Brien   “A local health information exchange will provide human bio-specimens and data to a supplier serving the medical research industry under a new partnership. Grand Rapids-based Great Lakes Health Connect, or GLHC, a nonprofit, has agreed to partner with Lexington, Massachusetts-based iSpecimen, a privately held company. GLHC’s network comprises Read More

November 23, 2016 | 1:08 pm

GLHC Referral Application Update Fulfills Meaningful Use Requirements

Grand Rapids, Mich. – The most recent update to the Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC) Referral Application contains enhancements to significantly improve care coordination throughout its health information exchange network. The Referral Application offers health systems, physicians, payers, behavioral health providers, community organizations and other related organizations a secure repository for sending and receiving referrals Read More

November 15, 2016 | 1:10 pm

How Health Information is Shared Among Hospitals in Michigan

How Health Information is Shared Among Hospitals in Michigan Great Lakes Health Connect, an HIE, gives hospitals access to needed patient data November 11, 2016 “Doug Dietzman, executive director of Great Lakes Health Connect, Grand Rapids, Mich., describes how the health information exchange is connecting hospitals using a field-funded model.”