HIV infection continues to exact a huge toll on individuals in the US. With New York State among the leaders nationwide in reported HIV/AIDS cases. Since the mid-90s, antiretroviral treatment has led to dramatic changes in health outcomes for people living with HIV. Now, Healthix is providing real-time data to support detection and long term care in the continued to fight to end the epidemic.
Dr. Sarah C. Nosal, the Chief Medical Director of The Institute for Family Health (IFH), was an early adopter of the medical electronic health record as a way to improve patient care. Now she and the physicians of IFH are using the latest Healthix technology to help coordinate patient care.
The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, in collaboration with Healthix, designed the NYC Emergency Patient Search (NYCEPS) Portal to assist the public in city- and state-wide emergencies. After a mass casualty incident, a key concern is locating and assuring the safety of loved ones who may have been aﬀected and cannot be easily reached or located.
This video shows real day examples of how Healthix is improving care through access to health information. “Having access to Health information Exchange in a patient care setting can mean the difference between life and death.” Lewis W. Marshall, Jr. MD, JD,, Chairman Ambulatory Care and Community Health Brookdale Hospital and Medical Center.