– The first pharmacy network begins providing data to the community health information exchange. –
ALBANY, N.Y. – Hixny connected two organizations to the community-wide health information exchange (HIE) in August, further expanding the availability of patient records to the statewide healthcare community and to individual healthcare consumers.
The new connections are:
- The Teresian House Nursing Home,a nonprofit rehabilitation and assisted living facility in Albany, N.Y.
- Price Chopper Pharmacies, a supermarket network that also includes:
- Market 32 pharmacies
- House Call pharmacies
The Teresian House Nursing Home is contributing continuity of care documents. Price Chopper Pharmacies is contributing prescription status information from their billing system, indicating when a prescription is filled, as well as when a patient picks up that prescription or when it is returned to the shelf.
Hixny is the nonprofit electronic health information exchange (HIE) serving residents and the healthcare community in New York’s 28 eastern counties north of New York City. Its secure technology allows people to contribute and use health records and the data they contain in real time, which improves consumers’ knowledge of their own records; ensures that providers have the details they need to provide high-quality care; and forms the foundation of effective population- and community-level health initiatives. Hixny is a nationally recognized leader in HIE technology innovation. To learn more, visit Hixny.org.