Public Service Message

Better Information Means Better Care: Health Information Technology

Taconic Health Information Network and Community (THINC) RHIO

Award

  • $7.3 million

Use Cases

  • Interoperable EHR for Medicaid
  • Health Information Exchange for Public Health

Service Area

  • Hudson Valley Berger Region:
    • Delaware
    • Dutchess
    • Orange
    • Putnam
    • Rockland
    • Sullivan
    • Ulster and Westchester
  • 49% of hospitals in region
  • 31% of insurers in region

Stakeholders

Hospitals/Hospital Organizations:

  • Hudson Valley Hospital Center
  • Margaretville Memorial Hospital
  • Putnam Hospital Center
  • St. Joseph's Medical Center
  • Stellaris (Lawrence Hospital Center, Phelps Memorial Hospital, White Plains Hospital Center, Northern Westchester Hospital)
  • Westchester Medical Center
  • Benedictine Hospital
  • The Kingston Hospital
  • Northern Dutchess Hospital
  • Saint Francis Hospital
  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Government:

  • Dutchess County DOH
  • Orange County DOH
  • Putnam County DOH
  • Rockland County DOH
  • Sullivan County DOH
  • Ulster County DOH
  • Westchester County DOH

Health Plans:

  • Hudson Health Plan (HHP)
  • MVP Health Plan
  • United HealthCare - Empire Plan
  • Aetna
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • Empire Blue CrossBlue Shield – Anthem

Long term/home care:

  • Waterview Hills Rehab and Nursing Center
  • Elant (Brandywine, Community Health Services, Fishkill, Glen Arden, Goshen, Newburgh, Wappinger Falls)
  • Northeast Center for Special Care

Health Centers/Physicians:

  • Taconic IPA Hudson Valley Primary Care
  • Northern Westchester Family Medicine
  • Bridge Street Medicine
  • Crystal Run Healthcare
  • Hudson River Health Care

Organizations/Associations:

  • Northern Metropolitan Hospital Assoc (NorMet)
  • The Institute for Family Health