Study Of HIE In Emergency Dept. Shows Significant Reduction In Lab and Radiology Tests

Results were published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association and Center for Technology Innovation at the Brookings Institution. Researchers at the Brookings Institution in cooperation with HEALTHeLINK, conducted a pilot study to examine the impact of the use of health information exchange (HIE) technology on reducing laboratory tests and radiology examinations in

Read more »

Intersystems Highlights Success Story: Brooklyn Health Home and Healthix

This story shows an example of Health Information Exchange (HIE) active role in managing the healthcare needs of a complex population for Brooklyn Health Home. It also delves into the enhancement of communications through real-time clinical alerts. For the complete story click here >

VIDEO: Streamlined Access Among Benefits of New SHIN-NY Network — NY1

“Having access to Health information Exchange in a patient care setting can mean the difference between life and death.” — Lewis W. Marshall, Jr. MD, JD, Chairman Ambulatory Care and Community Health, Brookdale Hospital and Medical Center”

Op-Ed “Why Electronic Health Records Matter” –

Amanda Parsons and Larry K. McReynolds, provide their commentary on “Why Electronic Health Records Matter”

Read more »

Data Used in HIE Can Identify Homeless Patients – Healthcare Informatics

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City have examined Healthix, a New York-based HIE, to see if they could identify patterns that would indicate when someone was homeless. As the researchers noted, homeless patients experience worse outcomes and consume a disproportionate amount of healthcare resources compared to

Read more »

Healthix Introduces Alert System – Federal Telemedicine News

The article appearing in Federal Medicine News states “Healthix’s patient alert system known as Clinical Event Notifications, triggers over 5,000 monthly real-time updates to case managers about their high-risk patients enabling them to better navigate crisis situations and develop comprehensive healthcare plans to further their care in the future.”

Read more »

Payer-led HIE takes another step — Healthcare IT News

The article report’s on Healthfirst, a not-for-profit health plan serving more than one million members in greater NYC, use of a health information exchange and clinical portal for providers in its network.

Read more »

Success with Healthix HIE for Brooklyn Health Home and Oscar Health Insurance — HIE Answers

The website HIE Answers recently reported on the success of Healthix HIE for Brooklyn Health Home and Oscar Health Insurance. Specifically detailing how the timely exchange of patient information among involved providers has driven measurable improvements in patient engagements and outcomes for Brooklyn Health Home. As well as how a new insurance company is using

Read more »

Why this Health Insurer Wants Instant Alerts from the ER — Fast Company

Why One Health Insurer Wants to Make Sure Doctors are Instantly Notified When a Patient is in the Emergency Room. “…The technology, provided by an organization called Healthix that maintains clinical records for more than 7.5 million patients in and around New York city, is designed to get patient information from primary care professionals and

Read more »