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CRISP Proposes Amendments to the Payer Participation Agreement

The circumstances, laws, and policies which pertain to health information exchange are changing significantly. Our current Participation Agreement with payers does not fully reflect those changes. CRISP is proposing to materially revise several areas of the Payor Participation Agreement, to better align it with the agreement used with other participants and to incorporate necessary changes […]

CRISP Image Exchange Quarterly Newsletter (July 2021)

Click the link below to access the 2021 Q2 issue of the ‘Image Exchange Update.’ This resource provides information on current CRISP Image Exchange initiatives, recent project go-lives, and tips for how to better utilize the CRISP Image Exchange service. We appreciate your feedback and ideas on how the Image Exchange Update can better serve […]

Finalized CRISP Participation Agreement

On March 11, 2021, CRISP posted and sent to participants an updated and revised participation agreement for comment. CRISP would like to thank participants who submitted comments prior to the April 30, 2021 deadline. CRISP exists to advance health and wellness with health IT solutions adopted through cooperation and collaboration. We are very eager to […]

Request for Information: Shared Community Resource for Conducting Research

CRISP seeks to understand strategies and considerations for architecting a research platform, with all proper statistical research tools, that can support researchers from multiple institutions. CRISP seeks to understand cutting-edge solutions to help investigators representing CRISP member organizations access data and conduct analyses aligned with approved research use cases, taking the CRISP Insights data lake […]

Upcoming Enhancement to ULP – The Patient Chart Application

As you may know, CRISP users who view clinical data within their EHRs have a different view of clinical information than Unified Landing Page users. In order to optimize the views for all users, we are combining these user experiences with the Patient Chart Application. The Patient Chart Application offers improved views of clinical documents […]

CRISP Image Exchange Quarterly Newsletter (April 2021)

Click here to access the 2021 Q1 issue of the ‘Image Exchange Update.’ This resource provides information on current CRISP Image Exchange initiatives, as well as recent project go lives, and tips for how to better utilize the CRISP Image Exchange service. We appreciate your feedback and ideas on how the Image Exchange Update can better […]

CRISP Image Exchange Quarterly Newsletter (December 2020)

Click here to access the Q4 issue of the ‘Image Exchange Update.’ This resource provides information on current CRISP Image Exchange initiatives, as well as recent project go lives, and tips for how to better utilize the CRISP Image Exchange service. We appreciate your feedback and ideas on how the Image Exchange Update can better serve you […]

CRISP COVID-19 Scheduling Tool RFP

All responses due no later than Friday, December, 18, 2020, at 5pm EST You are invited to submit a proposal for COVID-19 patient scheduling and site logistics management tool where patients can securely schedule, and sites can manage the flow of patients. Your proposal should describe how it will meet Chesapeake Regional Information System for our […]

CRISP Partners With University System of Maryland to Share COVID-19 Results

Columbia, MD – CRISP, the state-designated health information exchange (HIE) connecting health care providers and the Maryland Department of Health, will soon begin to exchange information with institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM) to enable rapid support for students testing positive for COVID-19. By securely linking clinical data with student rosters under these new […]

CRISP and Meditech EHR help slash opioid use by 46% at CalvertHealth

Adding clinical decision support and the ability to see patient activity outside the four walls of the hospital enabled, among other things, a 94% reduction in Dilaudid use. Click here to read more.

CRISP Image Exchange Quarterly Newsletter (October Edition)

CRISP President, David Horrocks, partners with Indiana HIE President, John Kansky to discuss the impact HIEs have on Public Health

CRISP Patient Portal RFP

All responses due no later than July 31, 2020, at 5pm EST You are invited to submit a proposal for the provision of a portal where patients can securely access their health data, starting with their COVID-19 test results. Your proposal should describe how it will meet Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP) […]

CRISP Image Exchange Quarterly Newsletter (July Edition)

Click here to access the first issue of the “Image Exchange Update”. This resource provides information on current CRISP Image Exchange initiatives as well as recent project go lives and a tip of the month for how to better utilize the CRISP Image Exchange service. We appreciate your feedback and ideas on how the Image […]

CRISP Document Repository RFP

CRISP is seeking to procure a clinical document repository and retrieval service for the purpose of storing and retrieving documents using standard ITI conventions. CRISP has a strong preference for a solution that is open-source or has clear and transparent list pricing. Further, CRISP has strong preference for a solution which fits within our existing […]

CRISP Image Exchange Quarterly Newsletter (February Edition)

Click here to access the first issue of the “Image Exchange Update”. This resource provides information on current CRISP Image Exchange initiatives as well as recent project go lives and a tip of the month for how to better utilize the CRISP Image Exchange service. We appreciate your feedback and ideas on how the Image […]

Electronic Communications and Referrals RFI

CRISP would like to learn more about the secure communications platforms and eReferral technology solutions available on the market today. CRISP seeks to understand cutting-edge solutions to help providers improve service at the point of care, enhance transitions between care providers or settings, and ensure downstream patients receive the best care possible. Responses to this […]

Maryland Department of Health launches electronic toolkit to help prevent overdose deaths

Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQM) Reporting Tool RFP

CRISP DC is seeking the development of an eCQM solution that will improve the capability of District providers to capture and report on both clinical and Medicaid claims based eCQMs. This solution will be able to exchange data with CRISP, as well as support analytics of clinical and claims measures in order to assess performance […]

CRISP Quarterly Newsletter: e-Health Update | Spring 2019

Click here to access the Spring 2019 issue of the “e-Health Update”. This resource provides information on current CRISP initiatives as well as other regional healthcare updates. Each issue shares the status of CRISP’s current available services and a sneak peak into what’s to come. We appreciate your feedback and ideas on how the e-Health […]

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic: Providers’ Role in the Treatment of the Opioid Use Disorder

HIMSS Winter Educational Event: “Total Cost of Care”

Maryland HIMSS is bringing together MHA, CRISP, JHU, UMMS & more for an educational event focused on “Total Cost of Care” – January 9th 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Member Early Bird is $20 – Lunch & Program combined … A great opportunity to connect with colleagues from across the state to better understand the collective opportunities […]

CRISP Quarterly Newsletter: e-Health Update | Fall 2018

Click here to access the Fall 2018 issue of the “e-Health Update”. This resource provides information on current CRISP initiatives as well as other regional healthcare updates. Each issue shares the status of CRISP’s current available services and a sneak peak into what’s to come. We appreciate your feedback and ideas on how the e-Health […]

Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Delivers Critical Information to Providers 1,000,000 Times Per Month

As part of Governor Larry Hogan’s fight against the heroin and opioid epidemic in Maryland, effective July 1, 2018, health care prescribers and pharmacists are required to check the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) in certain prescribing or dispensing situations, such as before beginning a new course of treatment with opioids or benzodiazepines. The Hogan […]

CRISP Quarterly Newsletter: e-Health Update | Summer 2018 Issue

Click here to access the Summer 2018 issue of the “e-Health Update”. This resource provides information on current CRISP initiatives as well as other regional healthcare updates. Each issue shares the status of CRISP’s current available services and a sneak peak into what’s to come. We appreciate your feedback and ideas on how the e-Health […]

Maryland Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) RFP

CRISP Maryland Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) RFP Frequently Asked Questions CRISP is soliciting competitive proposals for the Maryland Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP). Our requirements for a PDMP technology solution are detailed in the Request for Proposal (RFP) listed above. Questions should be directed to rhonda.moody@34.224.6.153. All questions and answers will be made publicly […]

CRISP Salesforce Development Services RFP

CRISP Salesforce Development Services RFP Frequently Asked Questions CRISP leverages the Salesforce (SFDC) platform to manage many different aspects of its business. The Sales (aka Outreach) team uses SFDC as a traditional selling tool, tracking Leads and working Opportunities, which are ultimately passed to the Operations team for account setup. The Operations team uses SFDC […]

CRISP MPI RFP

CRISP MPI Consulting Services RFP Frequently Asked Questions The support for our current MPI (IBM Initiate 10.x) is scheduled to expire so CRISP is seeking options for their next MPI. While IBM is one of those options, this significant an upgrade is causing CRISP to evaluate options. CRISP’s MPI serves as the foundation for managing […]

Maryland Primary Care Program Update Webinar Thursday, May 31 (5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.)

Maryland Primary Care Program Update Thursday, May 31 5:00-6:00 p.m. Click here to register. If you would like to attend this update, please register using the webinar link above. Any questions or comments may be sent to mdh.pcmodel@maryland.gov.

Announcement: Maryland Primary Care Program to Launch January 2019

Earlier this week, Governor Larry Hogan, together with the Maryland Department of Health and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), announced the federal approval of Maryland’s Total Cost of Care All-Payer Model, known as the “Maryland Model” contract. This innovative approach to health care provider payment is unique to Maryland and made possible […]

CRISP Quarterly Newsletter: e-Health Update | Spring 2018 Issue

Click here to access the Spring 2018 issue of the “e-Health Update”. This resource provides information on current CRISP initiatives as well as other regional healthcare updates. Each issue shares the status of CRISP’s current available services and a sneak peak into what’s to come. We appreciate your feedback and ideas on how the e-Health […]

ENS for Effective Patient Engagement

Encounter Notification Service (ENS) enhances JHCP’s ability to comprehensively engage with patients and identify the root cause of their potentially avoidable emergency department visit. View the full case study here.

CRISP Quarterly Newsletter: e-Health Update | Fall 2017 Issue

Click here to access the Fall 2017 issue of the “e-Health Update”. This resource provides information on current CRISP initiatives as well as other regional healthcare updates. Each issue shares the status of CRISP’s current available services and a sneak peak into what’s to come. We appreciate your feedback and ideas on how the e-Health […]

Sign Up Today for Your One-on-One with Voice of the Customer!

The Voice of the Customer (VoC) Project is an effort to better understand our various users’ needs across CRISP services. If you are interested in scheduling a one-on-one with a VoC representative, please click here to complete the form then forward to Ryan Flood at ryan.flood@34.224.6.153.

CORRECTION: e-Health Update Summer 2017 Issue

Click here to access the Summer 2017 issue of the “e-Health Update”. This resource will provide information on current CRISP initiatives as well as other regional healthcare updates. Each issue will share the status of CRISP’s current available services and a sneak peak into what’s to come.

CRISP Azure Migration Consulting Services RFQ

CRISP Azure Migration Consulting Services RFQ CRISP is seeking consulting and implementation assistance in migrating several systems to Microsoft Azure. Currently planned: CRISP is migrating four systems to Platform as a Service (PaaS) and will migrate nearly 10 virtual machines (VMs) to Azure. Over time, additional systems will be migrated. Support and maintenance of the […]

CRISP Mirth Connect Quality Assurance Engineering Services

CRISP Mirth Connect QA Services RFP Responses to Vendor Submitted Questions CRISP is seeking services related to quality assurance and testing of Mirth Connect channels. The purpose of this RFP is to identify a vendor that can evaluate CRISP developed Mirth Connect integration channels and run them against testing scripts to validate their functionality. All […]

HCIP Administration RFP

HCIP Administration RFP HCIP Administration RFP Q&A CRISP is seeking to engage a partner to implement day-to-day operation of the HCIP program as the HCIP Administrator. The HCIP Administrator selected under this Request for Proposal (RFP) will build on the substantial HCIP and Care Redesign development work to date to provide the following services, including […]

CRISP Salesforce Strategic Consultant RFP

CRISP Salesforce Strategic Consultant RFP CRISP Salesforce Strategic Consultant Q&A Salesforce Strategic Consultant High-Level Overview CRISP is seeking a vendor to evaluate our usage of SFDC and advise high-level strategic initiatives for improvement. The vendor will work with CRISP employees to understand current usage of the system, as well as a team of SFDC developers […]

e-Health Update Spring 2017 Issue

Click here to access the Spring 2017 issue of the “e-Health Update”. This resource will provide information on current CRISP initiatives as well as other regional healthcare updates. Each issue will share the status of CRISP’s current available services and a sneak peak into what’s to come.

ENS PROMPT for Care Coordination

ENS PROMPT, a care coordination platform deployed through CRISP and developed by Audacious Inquiry (Ai), enhances LifeBridge Health’s care teams’ workflow to benefit patient and minimize resource utilization. View the full case study here.

MHA Care Alerts Webinar Series

CRISP has partnered with the Maryland Hospital Association (MHA) in support of their Care Alert Sprint. Please click HERE for more information about care alerts and care plans, including the webinar series dates, topics, and registration information.

Healthcare Provider Directory RFP

CRISP is seeking the development of a Healthcare Provider Directory. CRISP envisions this directory will leverage a variety of data feeds and data types. Healthcare Provider Directory RFP Healthcare Provider Directory User Stories Healthcare Provider Directory Vendor Follow-Up Questions Healthcare Provider Directory High-Level Overview Responses to this RFP should be submitted by Friday, February 10, […]

CRISP Secure Feedback Portal

CRISP is excited to announce that we now have the ability to provide users the opportunity to ask a question or voice a concern regarding any CRISP service, via a secure webpage. Since your feedback through our web page is secure, you can also ask questions about data in reports that may contain protected health […]

Basic Care Management Software Vendor RFP

CRISP is seeking to procure a Care Management Software Solution. This solution will be able to exchange data with CRISP, as well as support Advanced Payment Models and other alternative reimbursement structures. The due date has been extended from January 9, 2017 to January 13, 2017. Please submit responses to Michelle Rubin at Michelle.Rubin@34.224.6.153. Basic […]

e-Health Update Winter 2016 Issue

Click here to access the Winter 2016 issue of the “e-Health Update”. This resource will provide information on current CRISP initiatives as well as other regional healthcare updates. Each issue will share the status of CRISP’s current available services and a sneak peak into what’s to come.

Medicare LDS Analytics Tools Webinar

CRISP is hosting a webinar this Thursday November 10 at 12pm to review new Medicare LDS Analytics tools available through CRISP Reporting Services (CRS). Join us as we give an overview of the new reports and answer your questions. When: Nov 10, 2016 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Please register by clicking the […]

Maryland’s Care Redesign Program under the All-Payer Model Amendment

October 21, 2016 – In an effort for greater provider alignment and transformation tools under the All-Payor Model, the State has proposed a Care Redesign Amendment. In September 2016, CMS approved the proposed Care Redesign Programs under the Care Redesign Amendment. Click here to view program and webinar series information to help you understand and […]

HSCRC Webinars to Help Hospitals with All-Payor Model Progression

October 21, 2016 – MHA has developed a checklist to help hospital leaders stay on track as you work to meet HSCRC’s recommendations for a full global budget update for the second half of the fiscal year. The checklist includes the text of the original eight HSCRC recommendations, actions you and your team can take […]

Care Management Connect-a-thon

CRISP will conduct a kickoff webinar for a connect-a-thon to evaluate the integration of care management software with a regional HIE. All interested care management vendors are encouraged to participate. See the attached flyer for additional information and contact details. Care Management Connect-a-thon- Flyer

e-Health Update Fall 2016 Issue

Click here to access the Fall 2016 issue of the “e-Health Update”. This resource will provide information on current CRISP initiatives as well as other regional healthcare updates. Each issue will share the status of CRISP’s current available services and a sneak peak into what’s to come.

Important News from MDH Regarding Maryland PDMP

Click the following link to view UPDATED Information Regarding Maryland Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

e-Health Update Spring 2016 Issue

Click here to access the Spring 2016 issue of the “e-Health Update”. This resource will provide information on current CRISP initiatives as well as other regional healthcare updates. Each issue will share the status of CRISP’s current available services and a sneak peak into what’s to come.

e-Health Update Winter 2016 Issue

Click here to access the Winter 2016 issue of “e-Health Update”. This resource will provide information on current CRISP initiatives as well as other regional healthcare updates. Each issue will share the status of CRISP’s current available services and a sneak peak into what’s to come.

2015 Meaningful Use Objectives and Updates

CRISP and MDH hosted a webinar that reviewed the new 2015 Meaningful Use objectives and important updates to Maryland Medicaid’s Attestation website, eMIPP. eMIPP is now accepting attestations, and the deadline to attest has been extended to April 30, 2016. To view slides from our presentation, please click here.

CRISP’s CAliPHR Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition MODULAR EHR Certification from ICSA Labs

CRISP’s, CAliPHR, v1.0.0 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition modular EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible providers (EPs) with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). “CAliPHR has great potential for the facilitation […]

e-Health Update Fall 2015 Issue

Click here to access the Fall 2015 issue of “e-Health Update”. This resource will provide information on current CRISP initiatives as well as other regional healthcare updates. Each issue will share the status of CRISP’s current available services and a sneak peek into what’s to come. We feature spotlights on providers and Health IT leaders […]

CRISP Introduces Integrated Care Network

CRISP’s Integrated Care Network (ICN) infrastructure initiative represents one of our newest efforts to improve health information exchange. ICN will focus on connecting providers in multiple settings — from hospitals and physician practices to long-term care facilities — with the proper information to improve health outcomes and reduce costs by providing tools, data, and services […]

New CRISP Quarterly Newsletter

CRISP has released the first issue of their quarterly newsletter “e-Health Update”. This resource will provide information on current CRISP initiatives as well as other regional healthcare updates. Each issue will share the status of CRISP’s current available services and a sneak peek into what’s to come. We feature spotlights on providers and Health IT […]

PDMP Interstate Sharing Now Available

As of August 3rd, we are happy to announce that out-of-state PDMP information can now be viewed within CRISP! Users with access to view Maryland PDMP information will now see an “Interstate PDMP” tab available along the top of the patient’s chart. By clicking on the Interstate PDMP tab, other state data is automatically searched […]