HIE Rundown 2-11-2015

HIE Weekly RundownHealth Information Exchange (HIE) is happening every minute of every day. Your personal health information is moving and being viewed to improve the quality of your healthcare and lower the costs. The job will not be complete until all health records are digital and interoperable. Here’s what’s happening to make that reality.

Certify Data Systems’ Interoperability Validated at Fourth Consecutive Connectathon
Certify Data Systems, Inc. (@CertifyData), a pioneer of rapidly deployable interoperability and real-time health care analytics, announced that its HealthLogix™ platform again achieved the highest standards of community-wide interoperability at the 2015 Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) North American Connectathon. Certify is a subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM).

Colo. Health Information Network Experiences Triple-Digit Growth In 2014
CORHIO (@CORHIO), the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization, announced that the number of participating health care users and data available in the network grew by 111% and 118% respectively in 2014. This marks the third consecutive year of triple-digit growth rates for the Colorado health information exchange (HIE) organization.

Milestone: MedAllies Universal Direct Network connects with 52,056 providers, 3,561 organizations
MedAllies’ (@MedAllies) Universal Direct Network is now live with 3,561 health care organizations, reaching 52,056 individual providers as of January 16. EHRs in its network comprise more than half of the national certified EHR install base, solidifying MedAllies’ place as a leading national Direct network. Read press release.

HealthONE Connects Eight Hospitals to CORHIO Network
HealthONE’s (@HealthONEsystem) eight Denver-area hospitals have successfully connected to the CORHIO network. The hospitals include The Medical Center of Aurora, North Suburban Medical Center, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, Rose Medical Center, Sky Ridge Medical Center, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital and Swedish Medical Center. Combined, the hospitals accounted for more than 1.2 million patient encounters in the last year. HealthONE is a subsidiary of HCA.