December 2017
Happy Holidays! Welcome to WISHIN Connections , the monthly e-Newsletter from the Wisconsin Statewide Health Information Network (WISHIN). We'll keep you apprised of WISHIN activities, news on health information exchange (HIE) and new product developments.

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Featured Stories
WISHIN Works for Aurora's Case-Management Program

Aurora Health Care established an intensive care-management program for frequent ED users in 2014 to reduce unnecessary ED visits and connect patients to medical homes and other health resources in the community. As the program has evolved, Aurora Case Managers have found that WISHIN Pulse is a crucial tool for their care-coordination activities. Read more...
See a Fuller Patient Picture with ePDMP Integration through WISHIN Pulse

WISHIN has completed its integration with the state’s Enhanced Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (ePDMP). The service is now live for all WISHIN Pulse clients who have elected the PDMP- integration option. The integration means that a patient’s prescription history for controlled substances can be accessed from within the WISHIN Pulse system, without separately logging on to the ePDMP or searching for the patient. Read more...
WISHIN Tech Tip:
 The WISHIN Pulse Community Health Record recently underwent a system upgrade. Current Pulse Participants experiencing difficulty navigating the Pulse portal after the upgrade should reset their browser history and cookies; a new cache may need to load in order for Pulse to work properly after the new functionality was added. Participants still experiencing difficulty should contact WISHIN Support via phone: (608) 235-4245 or email:
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By: Shamane Mills I Wisconsin Public Radio I December 12, 2017

By: Gregory A. Freeman I Health Leaders Media I December 18, 2017

By: Robert Pearl, MD I Forbes I December 18, 2017

By: Sara Heath I Patient Engagement HIT I December 18, 2017