This patient video explains the benefits of Healthix for patients throughout greater New York. It looks at the various times in your life where having your health information at a Doctor’s fingertips can be truly beneficial, if not even life-saving. It addresses privacy and security concerns and closes by telling patients how they can give their consent and become part of Healthix.
This brief and easy to understand video explains in 1-2-3 the benefits of health information exchange (HIE) in New York State. 1) it looks at who exchanges information. 2) it delves into what information is exchanged and how it is being exchanged. And lastly and most importantly, 3) it answers why health information exchange is important.
Steven Keating, was a student at MIT when he volunteered for a research study. During the study, they discovered he had a major brain tumor. He took it upon himself to collect all his patient diagnostic and treatment data and share it online. Through his own experience he has become an advocate of the importance of sharing patient data to help others. Here he tells us a little about his story.
(Informational: 59 sec)
Kathy Creswell discusses the benefits of Healthix and clinical event notification for the patients of Institute for Family Health