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Consumers can now create an electronic advance directive through CRISP. An advance directive allows you to decide what kinds of treatment you do or do not want, particularly in a medical emergency or near the end of your life. A consumer can also appoint someone to make health care decisions should they be unable to do so. CRISP has partnered with to allow consumers in Maryland to create an electronic advance directive. Once completed, practitioners using CRISP will have access to your electronic advance directive.  To get started creating your electronic advance directive, go to:

CRISP is a regional  health information exchange (HIE) serving Maryland and the District of Columbia. We are a not-for-profit organization advised by a wide range of stakeholders who are responsible for healthcare throughout the region. CRISP has been formally designated as Maryland’s statewide health information exchange by the Maryland Health Care Commission.


January 9, 2015 - Join CRISP and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for a Medicaid Meaningful Use Overview Webinar on Wednesday January 28th at 12pm. To register, click here and scroll down to 'Other Events.' For more information, click here.
January 6, 2015 - the submission deadline for responses to this RFP has been extended to Friday, January 23rd, 2015 at 4 PM EST. 

CRISP (Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients), a regional health information exchange (HIE) serving Maryland and the District of Columbia, and Maryland’s state designated health information exchange, is issuing an open Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit responses related to pay-for-performance technical expertise. CRISP has been engaged by the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC) to support planning and evaluation related to Provider Alignment, Care Coordination Initiatives, and Infrastructure needs. This includes facilitating the HSCRC Care Coordination Workgroup through 2015. For more information click here.

July 31, 2014 - In effort to combat prescription misuse and addiction, the Partnership at is running an outreach campaign for practitioners in Maryland! The SEARCH AND RESCUE initiative is intended to increase awareness and inform prescribers about simple solutions that can help to identify prescription drug misuse and addiction before it's too late. More information and a video featuring Maryland’s own Dr. Yngvild Olsen, MD, MPH can be found at

December 12, 2013 - CRISP is constantly seeking to strengthen its safeguards on sensitive patient information.  We recently instituted two changes to our user credentialing process that will affect some CRISP users, to reduce the potential misuse of CRISP services for purposes other than treatment and care coordination.  Click here to read the entire article.


Maryland Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)

Two Ambulatory Practices in Maryland Describe How They Receive Real Time Hospital Encounter Notifications on Their Patients.

Physician Testimonial About Using the CRISP Portal