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.
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 the data to support detection and long term care and assist the AIDS Institute and providers in fighting the epidemic.
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.
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 Co-CEO and SVP of Quality & Medical Management explain how Oscar does things differently. Using the Healthix Information exchange they receive clinical alerts that allow them to help their insured base when they need it most.
“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”
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.