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NeHII is leading the effort to create a secure, online, web-based Health Information Exchange (HIE) designed to serve the state of Nebraska.  Improved delivery of health care information and reduced health care costs are good for all citizens of Nebraska. The state has a proud tradition and reputation of providing the finest health care possible to its citizens. The HIE will help health care providers take health care to the next level.

Over the next few years the HIE will be rolled out across the state and ultimately will become part of a planned Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN). This partnership will again improve the level of health care for Nebraska as well as for the Nation as a whole.

Best of all, these information exchanges will help improve the quality of health care and control the rapidly increasing cost of health care.

The mission, vision, and goals of NeHII provide the ideals and constructs for development of the HIE.

Please join us in celebrating NeHII’s seventh anniversary of delivering health information exchange in Nebraska at our 2016 Annual Meeting.  The program will feature an update on NeHII’s continued expansion, future plans for the statewide HIE and the additional functionalities that will be available thanks to the various federal grants.  National keynote speakers include Melissa Kotrys, CEO of the Arizona Health-e Connection, and Cam Deemer, President of DrFirst.  The NeHII Annual Business Meeting will follow, including the BOD election.  Special thanks to our host health system, CHI Health St. Elizabeth, and to Helix Security, SilverStone Group, Baird Holm LLP, Optum, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska for sponsoring the luncheon and social hour.

Date: August, 4, 2016

Location:  CHI Health St. Elizabeth

555 South 70th Street, Lincoln, NE

Lunch: 11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Meeting: 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Social Hour: 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

R.S.V.P. to Jaime Katelman by July 26th

Email: jkatelman@nehii.org

Phone: 402.980.2570

Open to all interested healthcare professionals; feel free to bring others from your team.

No cost to attend. Business casual dress.

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