NY Public, Private HIEs Connect for Population Health Management

Public and private health information exchange (HIE) networks in New York State are teaming up to improve population health management in the nation’s most crowded metropolitan region.

Healthix, the largest public HIE in the country, has connected its data exchange system to private HIEs run by Northwell Health and Mount Sinai Health System, the organizations announced.

The integration will allow every member of the Healthix network – as well those connected to the Statewide Health Information Network of New York (SHIN-NY) – to view real-time patient data from the two private HIEs, giving clinicians rapid insight into the care of more than 16 million patients participating in the exchange.

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(Source: Health IT Analytics)