HIE Rundown 8-14-15

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 England Healthcare Exchange Network Turns to Cognizant and TriZetto for Technology Innovation and Collaboration
Cognizant (@Cognizant) announced that the New England Healthcare Exchange Network (NEHEN), a consortium of regional payers and providers in the Northeast U.S., has selected Cognizant and its subsidiary TriZetto (@TriZetto) to digitally transform and manage its technology infrastructure to foster seamless collaboration across member organizations, optimize costs, and improve efficiency and patient care.

U.S. Coast Guard Uses InterSystems HealthShare as Interoperability Platform for Integrated Health Information System
InterSystems (@InterSystems), the global leader in software for connected care, announced that the U.S. Coast Guard is using theInterSystems HealthShare® health informatics platform to enable strategic interoperability for its Integrated Health Information System (IHiS). For the first time, HealthShare makes it possible to view a comprehensive electronic health record across the Coast Guard’s disparate systems.

Building on Success of mHealth Summit, HIMSS Introduces Connected Health Event
Connected and mobile health technologies are now vital tools in care delivery and patient engagement. Recognizing this alignment, HIMSS (@HIMSS) has launched the Connected Health Conference, which includes the industry-leading mHealth Summit and two new events focused on cyber security and population health management – both vital areas of connected care. The three summits, the mHealth Summit, Cyber Security Summit and Population Health Summit, will take place simultaneously under the umbrella of HIMSS’s Connected Health Conference from Nov. 8 -11, 2015 at the Gaylord National Resort in the Washington D.C. area.

Zenoss and ServiceNow Selected by Surescripts to Secure and Monitor Over 6 Billion Transactions Annually
Zenoss Inc. (@zenoss), developer of software for the Intelligent Data Center, announced that Surescripts has chosen Zenoss to streamline processes across its healthcare information network – the largest of its kind in the nation. Surescripts cited Zenoss’ certified partnership with ServiceNow as a key factor in their selection.

PointClickCare Launches Integrated Radiology Results in EHR Platform
PointClickCare (@PointClickCare), the leading cloud-based software platform for the senior care market, announced the availability of Integrated Radiology Results, giving providers the ability to electronically receive radiology test results directly in their electronic health record (EHR). This new capability completes PointClickCare’s integrated results portfolio, marking a significant milestone for the company in its efforts to advance interoperability in the senior care market.

Consumers Applications Gain Unprecedented Ability to Communicate with Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
Secure Exchange Solutions (@Secure_Exchange) has become the first independent Health Information Service Provider (HISP) to have a consumer anchor accepted by DirectTrust.org. DirectTrust is the premier trust bundle for healthcare communications, connecting over 40,000 healthcare provider organizations nationwide.

Infor Healthcare Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape U.S. Health Information Exchange Platform Solutions 2015 Vendor Assessment
Infor (@Infor), the industry cloud company, announced that Infor Healthcare has been recognized as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: U.S. Health Information Exchange Platform Solutions 2015 Vendor Assessment (doc #HI256040, July 2015) report. The vendors included in this report supply HIE platform solutions to private (enterprise) and public (regional, statewide, and countrywide) health information organizations (HIOs). Vendors covered in this report were chosen for their market share and penetration or their potential growth opportunities.