The Push to Eliminate Fax Machines in Health Care
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma recently stated that health care is “stuck in a 1990’s time warp” and posed a challenge to developers to build consumer friendly applications that would connect Medicare patients to their claims data, with a goal of eliminating fax machines in physician offices by 2020. 1
In addition to causing workflow issues in the physician office, fax machines pose a cyber-security threat. Check Point researchers discovered a vulnerability in the ITU T.30 fax protocol that could be hacked to launch a cyber-attack and gain access to a network 2 .

Participating in a health information exchange such as SHINE of Missouri can help you #killthefax. SHINE of Missouri provides: 
To learn more about SHINE of Missouri's #killthefax initiative, visit
Watch the Latest Demonstration Videos to Learn How SHINE Works

SHINE Regional Manager, Jonathan Smith, MPH, provides brief demonstrations of the analytic dashboards, provider and patient portals. 

If you have questions regarding MIPS, or would like to schedule a SHINE demonstration, contact or visit our website .

How to Get Started With SHINE of Missouri
Have you heard about SHINE of Missouri, the physician-led statewide health information exchange offered in partnership with the Missouri State Medical Association? 

Learn how SHINE of Missouri can help you provide better quality patient care – and help you with MIPS quality reporting.
  • Call SHINE of Missouri (844.424.4370) to schedule a product demonstration – view the physician portal and see the web-based analytics dashboards at work. 

  • SHINE of Missouri will collect key information about your practice or clinic, such as location, type of organization, and current EHR.

  • A SHINE of Missouri Integration Project Manager will schedule and perform a technology assessment with your organization.

  • Once the technology assessment is completed, SHINE of Missouri will be back in touch to review project details and pricing. 

Schedule a demo for today! See how SHINE of Missouri can help you Connect, Analyze, Engage and Transform your practice.
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Contact Information

Jonathan Smith, MPH
Regional Manager
SHINE of Missouri