Minnesota e-Health Initiative

2015-2016 Workgroups



Health Information Exchange

  • Review and recommend actions to address identified barriers and challenges to HIE and interoperability
  • Review current landscape and recommend  a strategic approach and actions for implementing specific transactions (e.g., ADTs)
  • Review and validate updates to the Minnesota HIE Framework for Accountable Health
  • Review and validate updates to A Practical Guide to Understanding HIE, Assessing Your Readiness and Selecting HIE Options in Minnesota

Privacy and Security

  • Provide feedback on the analysis provided by Gray Plant Mooty for the Minnesota Privacy, Security and Consent Management for Health Information Exchange Project (Part A); endorse and validate educational materials being developed by HIELIX for providers as part of the same project (Part B)
  • Recommend to providers and health care stakeholders activities that support the implementation of sound privacy and security practices for health information
  • Ensure that the needs of consumers, providers, and health care stakeholders are fully considered in the development of educational resources and tools

In 2016 this workgroup will develop recommendations to implement workforce training along two pathways:

  • Short term on-demand training to increase capacity for clinical workers to develop skills and knowledge for health IT and informatics
  • Academic curricula for Minnesota's post-secondary schools to incorporate informatics requirements for students entering health professions

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Updated Friday, April 08, 2016 at 12:19PM