August/September 2018
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WISHIN Pulse Participant Updates
WISHIN Partnership with PatientPing Now Live!

WISHIN recently partnered with PatientPing, the nation's leading care-coordination platform, to improve care coordination across hundreds of hospitals, clinics, post-acute care facilities, ACOs, health plans, and other community health care organizations throughout Wisconsin. On August 25, 2018, this innovative partnership officially went live. Participating payers and providers across the state are now benefiting from access to PatientPing's real-time, patient-encounter notifications to better coordinate patient care. To date, 2,181 pings have already been sent!

For more information about WISHIN's partnership with PatientPing, read the original press release here .

For more information about the WISHIN Pulse community health record or WISHIN's patient-notification services, please contact WISHIN at or (608) 274-1820.
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PatientPing CEO to Headline Third Annual Wisconsin HIE Summit
WISHIN is pleased to announce that Jay Desai, co-founder and CEO of PatientPing, will deliver the keynote address at its third annual Wisconsin HIE Summit. Jay’s passion lies at the intersection of technology, policy, and community building, and he started PatientPing in 2013 with one goal in mind: to connect providers everywhere to seamlessly coordinate patient care.

WISHIN recently partnered with PatientPing to improve care coordination in Wisconsin through real-time, actionable patient notifications. At the Summit, Jay’s address will center around trends in care coordination, Wisconsin’s unique position in the ever-changing health care landscape, and why care coordination informed by information technology matters now more than ever before.

Join health care professionals from around the state at the Glacier Canyon Lodge in Wisconsin Dells on November 14, 2018 , to learn how health organizations throughout Wisconsin are using WISHIN to access the clinical data they need, turn it into actionable insight, and solve the patient puzzle.
Featured Story
WISHIN: A Crucial Part of a Complete Disaster-Recovery Plan
In a typical summer Dane County gets about 13 inches of rain. But beginning on the evening of August 20, 2018, a summer’s worth of rain fell in a matter of hours causing lakes, rivers, and creeks across southwestern Wisconsin to overflow, flooding homes and businesses throughout the region. In the wake of this tragedy it’s important to consider the crucial role health information exchanges (HIEs) can play in the continuity of patient care when storms hit.

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