Tag Archives: HIE

Connie: Important Changes to CT’s Law are Coming!

Within the last week, both chambers of the Connecticut Legislature passed Senate Bill 1, which includes provisions revising the law governing the Statewide Health Information Exchange known as Connie (sections 21-24).  Once the Governor signs the bill, it will take effect on July 1, 2024. In summary, the bill makes clear that healthcare providers are […]

Connie: Update and What to Expect in 2024

It’s been quite the year!  Last year’s blog post on Connie was subject to five revisions between December and April, reflecting the challenges of gathering accurate information about Connecticut’s Health Information Exchange and its operation.  Fortunately, there are some promising updates to share. Early 2023 The start of 2023 was marked by confusion and frustration […]

Connie: CT’s Health Information Exchange and Providers’ Obligations to Participate

(Revised 1/6/2023; 1/23/2023; 2/11/2023; 3/27/2023; 4/20/2023 – The CT HIE, known as Connie, is new and many aspects of its operations are still in flux.  Further, the information I provide is only as good as the information I receive.  As I gather new information that contradicts or clarifies old information, I will update this article.) […]