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State Health IT Resources

Below are links to information about health information technology in Iowa.

IHIN Welcome Kit

e-Health has produced a Welcome Kit with posters, table tents and other educational items you can use in your practice to inform your staff and educate patients about the IHIN. These are available here for your convenience.

This document outlines the fees associated with IHIN participation.  Details regarding fees specific to provider types and organizational size are included. 

IHIN Direct Secure Messaging Participation Agreement

Complete this participation agreement to get started using IHIN's Direct service today.  By completing the "User Listing Form", included, you can identify users from your organization who will be getting a Direct address as part of this service.

IHIN Standard Participation Agreement

Complete this participation agreement to get started using all standard IHIN services today.  By completing Attachment D - User Listing Form, included, you can identify users from your organization who will get a Direct Secure Messaging address for use through the Clinical Portal as part of this service.

This document outlines benefits of using the IHIN's Direct Secure Messaging solution to communicate outside your healthcare organization.

Test Your System NOW for IHIN Connection!

Using ICAetc's Testing Portal, you can test your EHR/EMR system capabilities prior to connecting to the Iowa Health Information Network.

IHIN Direct Secure Messaging Connectivity

This connectivity guide provides details about how to connect to the IHIN's Direct Secure Messaging services.

IHIN Direct Secure Messaging - User Guide Part I

This document provides details about how to utilize the IHIN's Direct Secure Messaging Clinical Portal.

IHIN Direct Secure Messaging - User Guide Part II

This document provides details about how to utilize the IHIN's Direct Secure Messaging Clinical Portal.

IHIN Direct Secure Messaging Webinar (May 2012)

This webinar  was developed and presented in cooperation with Telligen's HITREC and Iowa Medicaid Enterprise, and highlights several use cases for Direct Secure Messaging. 

(In order to view the video and hear the audio, you will need to have a Cisco WebEx Player.)

IHIN Direct Secure Messaging Quick Tips Guide

Summary document to help utilize IHIN's Direct Secure Messaging service. 

Helpful facts and information about Iowa e-Health. 

Download and use the EHR and HIE ROI worksheets!  The worksheets can be helpful for providers to understand their potential cost savings (or cost shifting) associated with implementing an EHR system and signing up to participate in the Iowa HIE.

Iowa Health Information Network is a collaboration between public and private entities to improve health care quality, safety, and efficiency through the use of health information technology.

Watch a brief overview of why electronic health records and a health information network are so important.