Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is now participating in Michigan’s electronic sharing of health information through the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN). By entering into MiHIN’s legal umbrella for secure and private electronic Health Information Exchange, BCBSM joins a group of organizations already participating in electronic health information exchange with MiHIN including the State of Michigan’s Department of Community Health, the South East Michigan Beacon Community and all six sub-state health information exchanges in Michigan which are already Qualified Data Sharing organizations: Great Lakes Health Information Exchange (GLHIE), based in East Lansing Ingenium, based in Bingham Farms Jackson Community Medical Records (JCMR), based in Jackson Michigan Health Connect (MHC), based in Grand Rapids Southeast Michigan Health Information Exchange (SEMHIE), based in Ann Arbor Upper Peninsula Health Information Exchange (UPHIE), based in Marquette Robert Milewski , Senior Vice President at BCBSM and member of MiHIN’s Board of Directors observed, “Connecting at the top network level as a MiHIN qualified organization for sharing data is a natural reflection of the role BCBSM plays in helping keep Michigan healthier.

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Michigan Statewide HIE Expands to Include Health Plans