HIE Rundown 6-24-16

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.

New Health Information Organization to Deploy Orion Health’s Precision Medicine Platform throughout Minnesota
Orion Health™ (@OrionHealthUS) has signed an agreement with Minnesota state-certified health information organization (HIO) Koble-MN to deploy its Amadeus precision medicine platform. Koble-MN enables patient health records in communities to be shared among a range of sector participants such as hospitals, medical practices, government agencies and insurers. The recently established HIO will look to achieve critical mass as it expands and aims to be the leading HIO provider in the state of Minnesota which has a population of over 5.4 million.

Cloud-Based Applications Interoperate With Epic, Cerner, eClinicalworks and Others Through a Single API
Redox (@Redox_Engine), an integration platform that enables applications to easily and securely share data with electronic health records (EHRs), announced the integration of five cloud-based software applications which address some of the biggest challenges in the healthcare industry. Since closing their Series A investment in October of 2015, Redox has been scaling its ability to help cloud applications integrate with various legacy EHR vendors used at health systems.

IdenTrust Helps Consumers Securely Communicate with Healthcare Providers via New DirectTrust Partnership for Patients Program
IdenTrust® (@IdenTrustGov), announced it is a participant in the new DirectTrust Partnership for Patients Program (P4PP) that aims to make it easier for patients and healthcare consumers to securely share personal health information with medical professionals at hospitals, offices, clinics and other locations via secure email. IdenTrust digital certificates are an integral component of the program, which leverages a secure, identity-assured email network to remove the cost barriers and complexity that can make it difficult for patients and consumers to confidently engage in two-way digital communication with their care providers.

MedBridge and Raintree Systems Launch Seamless Data Integration for Clients
MedBridge (@MedBridgeEd), an industry leader in continuing education, patient engagement and outcomes tracking, has partnered with Raintree Systems (@RaintreeSystems), an EMR/EHR and Practice Management solutions provider, to offer seamless data integration for clients.