HealtheConnections Enables Health Information Exchange with Department Of Defense

HealtheConnections and Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization (FDRHPO) are pleased to announce the enabling of secure access to vital medical information for active-duty military and their families between the Department of Defense (DoD) systems used by Fort Drum MEDDAC and regional healthcare providers using HealtheConnections regional health information exchange (HIE).

Through the collaboration with HealtheConnections, central and northern New York participating care providers have been able to use HealtheConnections to share and access civilian patient records for improved care. Now, the medical records of more than 19,000 Fort Drum soldiers and their dependents will be available for improved medical care. The Fort Drum military base supports the Army’s 10th Mountain Division and other units.

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(Source: HealtheConnections)