Read about Ai's growth in 2012 and our plans for 2013 in our newly released FY 2012 Stakeholder Report.
Ai has entered into an agreement with the Delaware Health Information Network to implement its Encounter Notification Service (ENS) throughout the state of Delaware. ENS delivers real-time, encrypted notifications to interested parties such as primary care practices, patient-centered medical homes, hospital readmission programs, and managed care organizations when patients under their care experience a hospital-based encounter.
Governor Martin O'Malley discusses Maryland's HIE, how CRISP is innovating to help improve health outcomes for Marylanders, and areas of focus for the HIE in 2013. Click the title to go to ONC's Health IT Buzz blog and read more.
ONC has released three tactical issue briefs written by Audacious Inquiry, outlining modular HIE services that are growing in popularity. As the State HIE Program comes to an end this year, new models for value-add services such as those outlined in the briefs will greatly help HIE sustainability across the country.
Audacious Inquiry will have an expanded presence at the 2013 HIMSS Conference in New Orleans March 3-7. Along with our partners, Ai will be hosting an HIE roundtable, demonstrating solutions at the interoperability showcase, and presenting on innovative approaches to provider management.
Established in Howard County in 2010, Evergreen Health Cooperative will soon begin offering innovative health plan options to Marylanders via the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (HBE). Evergreen is a member-owned health insurance co-op focused on using technology and new health plan models to improve health outcomes and reduce costs.
ONC's recently published reports on HIE, authored by Audacious Inquiry, are garnering trade press.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), the federal office charged with modernizing U.S. healthcare through the adoption of interoperable health IT, today published a number of groundbreaking reports on the present and future state of the health information exchange (HIE) marketplace. Ai developed the reports over the course of the last year while under contract to ONC.
Audacious Inquiry has been named one of Baltimore’s 50 fastest-growing companies, based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth. SmartCEO magazine administers the award, and describes the Future 50 as leaders in the region: “These companies represent the future of the region’s economy and embody the spirit of leadership and success in their industries.”
Ai Principal Scott Afzal spoke at the November 1 Maryland HIMSS meeting, presenting on using master data management (MDM) at CRISP, Maryland’s state health information exchange (HIE). MDM is vital to patient identity management and increasingly, to provider information management. Ai and CRISP have implemented IBM’s Initiate MDM tool and are leveraging it to enable innovative special projects, including an Encounter Notification System and an Encounter Reporting System.