Data Exchange

Healthix Data: Type, Source and Use

Healthix holds data on more than 17 million unique patients, who have accessed care in New York City and Long Island.


Types of Data:

Healthix data is updated with each patient encounter, providing a more complete picture of a patient’s health. Data is further enhanced as practitioners and Participating Organizations contribute more and more data. Below is a list of  current data elements collected and exchanged.

16 Core Measures Mandated by NYSDOH

  • Demographics: Patient Name, Gender, Date of Birth, Race, Ethnicity, Preferred Language
  • Smoking Status
  • Vital Signs: hgt., wgt.,BP, BMI
  • Immunization
  • Allergies
  • Medications
  • Problems
  • Laboratory Test(s)
  • Laboratory Values/Results
  • Care Plans, Procedures
  • Care Team Member(s)

Other Data Collected

  • Medication Allergies
  • Encounters
  • Observations
  • Pharmacy Fill Data
  • EMS Run Data
  • Radiology Images
  • Diagnoses,Diagnostic Results
  • Procedures
  • Functional/Cognitive Status
  • Discharge Instructions/ Clinical Summaries
  • Advanced Directives
  • eMOLST for end of life care

Source of Healthix Data:

Healthix is connected to over 1,100 participant organizations and over 7,000 facilities across a wide range of facility types (view the full list of organizations and data they contribute).

  • Hospitals
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Hospice
  • Home Care Agencies
  • Diagnostic & Treatment Centers (DTCs)
  • Behavioral Health Facilities
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)
  • Ambulatory Facilities
  • Community Based Organizations (CBOs)
  • ACOs, IPAs and PPSs
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Health Plans
  • Independent Labs & Radiology Centers
  • Independent Pharmacies
  • Medicaid Health Homes
  • NYC Correctional Health Services
  • All Other Public HIEs in New York State