About CyncHealth

Our History

NEHII, Inc. (d.b.a CyncHealth) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a public/private governance model that includes health care providers, payers, and the State of Nebraska. CyncHealth is a statewide Health Information Exchange designed to share clinical and administrative data among providers in Nebraska and neighboring states. CyncHealth’s purpose is to achieve health care transformation through community betterment collaboration while protecting the security and privacy of medical information.

Our Mission

CyncHealth’s mission is to bring trust and value to health information technology by creating solutions for moving health data forward.

NEHII’s Core Values

 

Alignment and accountability: We accept responsibility for our actions. We make and support business decisions through experience and good judgment.

Teamwork: Our team is supportive of each other’s efforts, loyal to one another, and care for each other both personally and professionally.

Balance: We are flexible, helping team members strike a healthy work and life balance.

Community: We strive to help and improve the communities where we work and live.

Integrity: We act with honesty and integrity, not compromising the truth.

Passion for results: We show pride, enthusiasm and dedication in everything that we do. We are committed to delivering high quality products and services.

Respect: We treat our team members, customers, and partners with mutual respect and sensitivity, recognizing the importance of diversity. We respect all individuals and value their contributions.

Open Communication: All team members are encouraged to openly share their opinions and views.

CyncHealth Executive Team
Jaime Bland, DNP, RN

Jaime Bland, DNP, RN

President and CEO

Meghan Chaffee, JD

Meghan Chaffee, JD

Chief Legal Counsel

Lori Egger

Lori Egger

Chief Financial Officer

Paul Hakenkamp

Paul Hakenkamp

Chief Operations Officer

Ann Polich, MD

Ann Polich, MD

Chief Medical Officer & Executive Director, Nebraska Healthcare Collaborative and Foundation

Matthew Van Patton

Matthew Van Patton

Chief Growth Officer

CyncHealth Board of Directors
Justin Birge MD
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine Division of General Medicine- Academic, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Jaime Bland DNP, RN
President and Chief Executive Officer, CyncHealth
Mike Cassling
Chief Executive Officer, CQuence Health Group
Stephanie Daubert
Chief Financial Officer, Nebraska Medicine
Shari Flowers JD
Vice President, Compliance, Nebraska Methodist Health System
Jeff Francis
Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Nebraska Methodist Health System
Emily Johnson
Chief Information Officer, Sidney Regional Medical Center

Padmanabha Raju Kakarlapudi
Public Health Epidemiologist, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department

Leslie Marsh
Chief Executive Officer, Lexington Regional Health Center
John Mentgen FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer, Regional West Health Services
Scott Ptacnik
President, CHI Health Partners
David Sederburg
Senior Director, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
Kristie Stricklin
Vice President, Clinics, Boone County Health Center
Jerry Vuchak
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
Jerry Waddel
Director, Information Services, Kearney Regional Medical Center
Michael White MD (chair)
Associate Professor of Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine and Executive Vice President/Chief Medical Officer, Valleywise Health
Jeanette Wojtalewicz MHA
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, CHI Health

2019 Annual Report

NEHII’s Core Values

 

Alignment and accountability: We accept responsibility for our actions. We make and support business decisions through experience and good judgment.

Teamwork: Our team is supportive of each other’s efforts, loyal to one another, and care for each other both personally and professionally.

Balance: We are flexible, helping team members strike a healthy work and life balance.

Community: We strive to help and improve the communities where we work and live.

Integrity: We act with honesty and integrity, not compromising the truth.

Passion for results: We show pride, enthusiasm and dedication in everything that we do. We are committed to delivering high quality products and services.

Respect: We treat our team members, customers, and partners with mutual respect and sensitivity, recognizing the importance of diversity. We respect all individuals and value their contributions.

Open Communication: All team members are encouraged to openly share their opinions and views.

Media

Media Contact
Please direct media inquiries to:
Jane Beerman
Phone: 402-506-9900, ext 223
Email: jbeerman@nehii.org

News and Information

Population Health RFP Update

CyncHealth received 24 Letters of Intent and 16 proposals in response to the Request for Proposals (RFP) for a population health solution. In January 2021, CyncHealth began a series of demos from 13 selected vendors based on weighted feedback from the review committee. We selected our new vendor at the beginning of May 2021. We look forward to formally announcing the partnership after contracting is complete.

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Changes Coming to IHIN Web Presence

As part of our continued Iowa Health Information Network (IHIN) operations integration into CyncHealth, we will be making changes to the IHIN website and social media accounts.  The following changes will occur on Monday, May 17, 2021: ihin.org will route to...

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CyncHealth News

Population Health RFP Update

CyncHealth received 24 Letters of Intent and 16 proposals in response to the Request for Proposals (RFP) for a population health solution. In January 2021, CyncHealth began a series of demos from 13 selected vendors based on weighted feedback from the review committee. We selected our new vendor at the beginning of May 2021. We look forward to formally announcing the partnership after contracting is complete.

read more

Changes Coming to IHIN Web Presence

As part of our continued Iowa Health Information Network (IHIN) operations integration into CyncHealth, we will be making changes to the IHIN website and social media accounts.  The following changes will occur on Monday, May 17, 2021: ihin.org will route to...

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