Blog & Insights

LANES HIE Integrates Master Patient Index Technology with CURES PDMP

By Leo Pak, Chief Technology Officer, LANES Connecting patient records and IDs accurately is hugely important when the HIE is the source of truth as a clinical data utility With the national opioid crisis worsening during the pandemic, LANES participants who are licensed prescribers and pharmacists can be confident of querying the right

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The Path Forward: A Better Normal

By Anish Mahajan, MD, MS, MPHChief Medical Officer at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and LANES Chair of the Board We’re all well aware of the unprecedented historical significance of the global public health situation managing the coronavirus pandemic. Approximately 21.2 million cases are confirmed globally, and of those, 5.4 million cases are present in

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Why Interoperability Compliance is Priority No. 1 during a Global Pandemic

As of June 30th this year, ONC’s 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule became effective. The landmark CMS final interoperability rules support access, exchange and use of electronic health information. The regulations are a giant leap forward to improve patient care coordination and transitions of care. However, COVID-19’s financial toll is beginning

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Connecting to LANES Health Data through PULSE during a Disaster

When a disaster occurs the Patient Unified Lookup System for Emergencies (PULSE) connects Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) such as LANES as part of the overall emergency response effort. One of the fundamental lessons learned during Hurricane Katrina was that health professionals need access to patient health information

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LANES Provides Critical Data Sharing During COVID-19 Public Health Crisis

LANES is working actively with California state and local public health organizations, health systems, hospitals and community clinics to respond to the global COVID-19 pandemic response efforts. As the health information exchange (HIE) hub for Los Angeles County provider participants and residents, LANES is assisting with critical health initiatives: Daily

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A Letter From The LANES CEO

“A Letter From The LANES CEO” February 2020 Dear Valued Participant, This month marks the 2-year anniversary of operationalizing LANES as the first community-based health information exchange in Los Angeles. Our goal is to strengthen healthcare delivery systems’ ability to enhance care in Los Angeles County by operating a meaningful,
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For HIEs To Succeed, We Need To Start Small

“For HIEs To Succeed, We Need To Start Small” The following article was published on LinkedIn. By Anish Mahajan MD – CMO of Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Chair of the Los Angeles Network for Enhanced Services Board of Directors We tend to think of healthcare as the relationship between care
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