July 11, 2018 | 7:34 am

Flint Registry to monitor effects of Water Crisis

Back in February of 2016, in the aftermath of the Flint Water Crisis, Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC) came together with a consortium of other public and private entities to provide support and a response to what would inevitably be the long-term impact of lead exposure on the citizens of Flint. While significant work remains Read More

July 5, 2018 | 1:18 pm

Carol Health continues innovative approach by joining Michigan’s premier provider of patient health information exchange

Carol Health, a mobile app-based, on-demand home health service, has joined Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC)! Through this connection, Carol Health nurses have access to the GLHC Virtual Integrated Patient Record (VIPR), a cloud-based system that stores and organizes the health information of over nine million patients. More than 200 organizations across the state contribute Read More

May 16, 2018 | 1:41 pm

Great Lakes Health Connect Joins University of Michigan Research Project

Understanding the Scope and Impact of Opioid Overdose Crisis Grand Rapids, MI – Ann Arbor, MI: A University of Michigan research project aimed at understanding opioid use reporting is leveraging health information exchange (HIE) as a basis for gathering clinical data from multiple sources such as emergency medical services, acute care emergency departments, and mortality Read More

May 3, 2018 | 11:18 am

Medical Discoveries More Possible Because of Specimen Marketplace

Connecting researchers to the specimens they need for medical research   Health Care Blog A blog that examines the moves of the many players that make up one of the region’s key economic engines: hospitals, universities, clinics, practices and nonprofits. April 30, 2018 | By Emmalilly Hoxsie Medical researchers have historically experienced challenges finding biological specimens — blood, Read More

March 27, 2018 | 9:29 am

Home visits added to Community Health Record

Great Lakes Health Connect is excited to be working with Carol Health, an on-demand home health service debuted by Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids.  Carol Health delivers nursing care exactly where and when it is needed.  The reports and documents created from this home visit are stored in the patient’s community health record. This will help their next Read More