WHAT IS SHIN-NY?

SHIN-NY is overseen by the New York State Department of Health through the New York eHealth Collaborative. 

New York State Department of Health

The Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY, pronounced shy-nee) has connected the state’s eight nonprofit regional health information organizations since 2016. Its purpose is to ensure the secure electronic flow of health information throughout New York.


The Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY)

8 Regional Health Information Exchanges (RHIOs) comprise SHIN-NY.

Hixny

Capital District & Northern New York

Rochester RHIO

Rochester Area

HealtheConnections

Central New York

HEALTHeLINK

Western New York

HealthlinkNY

Southern Tier & Hudson Valley

HealthlinkNY

Southern Tier & Hudson Valley

NYCIG & Healthix

New York City & Long Island

Bronx RHIO

Bronx

  • Hixny

    Capital District & Northern New York

  • Rochester RHIO

    Rochester Area

  • HealtheConnections

    Central New York

  • HEALTHeLINK

    Western New York

  • HealthlinkNY

    Southern Tier & Hudson Valley

  • HealthlinkNY

    Southern Tier & Hudson Valley

  • NYCIG & Healthix

    New York City & Long Island

  • Bronx RHIO

    Bronx

  • HEALTHeLINK
    Western New York 

  • Rochester RHIO
    Rochester Area
  • HealtheConnections
    Central New York
  • Hixny
    Capital District & Northern New York
  • HealthlinkNY
    Southern Tier & Hudson Valley
  • NYCIG
    New York City & Long Island
  • Healthix
    New York City & Long Island
  • Bronx RHIO
    Bronx
What is the SHIN-NY?

SHIN-NY'S 8 RHIOS MUST MEET REQUIREMENTS FOR:

  • Oversight
  • Organization
  • Security
  • Enforcement practices
  • Technical Requirements 

SHIN-NY GOALS:

  • Protects patient healthcare data
  • Provides comprehensive healthcare information to healthcare providers
  • Enables better and more cost-effective care

SHIN-NY KEY STRATEGIES:

  • Ensuring a strong health information exchange (HIE) foundation across the state
  • Supporting value-based care
  • Enabling innovation and advancements
  • Promoting efficiency and affordability 
  • Advocating for both the SHIN-NY and stakeholders

ANATOMY OF AN HIE

WHAT IS AN HIE?

An effective way to share health information electronically.

HOW IS DATA KEPT SAFE?

HIEs are governed by rigourous standards on how data must be stored and shared to protect patient privacy.

WHO PARTICIPATES IN A PUBLIC HIE?

Who participates in a public HIE?