Healthy New Jersey

NJ Health Information Network

 

About NJHIN

The New Jersey Health Information Network (NJHIN) is a state-wide information system designed to facilitate the secure electronic exchange of patient health information among health care providers and health care systems.

By connecting to NJHIN, health care practices and facilities gain access to a trusted network of data sources, enabling efficient communication, streamlined administrative processes, and improved patient care.

The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) provides client engagement and full technical support for onboarding, integration, and ensuring data quality for NJHIN on behalf of New Jersey Department of Health.

 

Why Connect?

-  Receive hospitalization alerts only for patients under your care.

-  Improve care coordination.

-  Meet current and new federal/state mandates.

-  Receive milestone incentives when available.

-  No fee for eligible providers and facilities who join.

 

Already Connected and Need a Username and Password?

Fill out the NJHIN Portal Access Request form or email njhin.servicedesk@njii.com

Who Should Connect

The following type of health information organizations and healthcare providers are currently connected to the NJHIN:

  • Hospitals
  • Medical Practices
  • Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)
  • Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)
  • Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Facilities
  • Regional Health Hubs
  • Health Information Exchanges (HIEs)
  • Behavioral Health Facilities
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What Services Does NJHIN Provide?

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Master Person Index


A consistent and reliable way to match patients across organizations, applications, and services statewide regardless of electronic medical records system to improve patient safety and data integrity and enable data exchange.


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Admission, Discharge and Transfer Alerts


Providers receive alerts about their patients’ hospital events enabling follow-up to improve patient outcomes and reduce hospital readmissions.

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Active Care Relationship Service (ACRS)


The ACRS is a tool through which providers can identify patients under their care and choose how they wish to receive information about their patients.

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Continuity of Care Documents (CCDs)


CCDs are a summary of the clinical care received by a patient at a provider. The exchange of CCDs enables providers to receive information needed to care for their patients.

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Use Cases Include

  • Admission, Discharge, and Transfer (ADT) Alerts
  • Electronic submission of birth records for birthing hospitals/facilities
  • Ability to Receive Coordination of Care Documents (CCDs)
  • Electronic Consent Management (eCMS)
  • Electronic Management of Practitioner Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (emPOLST)
  • Access to Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Electronic Patient Care (ePCR) Reports
  • Perinatal Risk Assessment (PRA) Registry Automation

For more information about NJHIN use cases email njhin@njii.com

How Can You Connect?

Currently, there is no cost for eligible facilities to connect to the NJHIN and/or receive ADT alerts.

The New Jersey Department of Health has engaged NJII as a partner to provide full technical support for onboarding and integration.

Already connected and need support? Email njhin@njii.com 

See if you are eligible

 

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