CalOHII is committed to supporting secure health information movement in California.
The California Office of Health Information Integrity (CalOHII) continues to support better health outcomes in California. CalOHII Assistant Director Elaine Scordakis explains:
"CalOHII's work is focused on making confidential health information available when and where it's needed. CalOHII had previously worked on the state cooperative agreement for Health Information Exchange grant to move patient information securely to providers, payers, and patients themselves. We continue to work on expanding those 'lessons learned' to facilitate data exchange by State departments that manage patient information."
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HIPAA In Focus
Statewide Health Information Policy Manual (SHIPM)
- July 9, 2015 CalOHII posts new Statewide Health Information Policy Manual (SHIPM). SHIPM provides state departments with a resource that: provides guidance on how to protect patient privacy while promoting coordinated care; promotes uniform interpretation and application of health information laws including those relating to security, patients' rights, and transactions and code sets; and helps state entities avoid fines and sanctions resulting from unauthorized disclosures of health information.