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Growing Access to Data in 2018

New Services Expanding Data Access

Essential Alerts Launch Assisting in Patient Care

A recent change in NYS Policy, allows for clinical alerts to be sent to a provider with essential patient data only – a patient’s written consent is not required. The Essential Alerts will contain basic data: location, date, time, and reason for the encounter. These alerts are sent only to providers and care managers with an existing treatment relationship.
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Healthix Analytics, Identifying Patients at Risk

Healthix Analytics provides predictive risk scores, dashboards and reports to support population health management and readmission management. Healthix Analytics assists in improving outcomes through early identification of serious health conditions and lowers costs by preventing avoidable ED visits and hospitalizations. An individual’s risk score is calculated using clinical information, medical encounters and social determinants of health.

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Participant Use Cases that Expand Access to Data

Betances: Leveraging Alerts to Improve Care and Satisfaction

Betances, a growing Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in NYC, began educating staff and patients on the importance of granting Healthix consent to allow access to their medical information. With consent granted, when an Emergency Department (ED) admission/discharge occurs anywhere in the region, Betances receives an alert.

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The Institute for Family Health Can Access Actionable, Relevant and Easily Accessible Patient Data

The Institute, a federally qualified health center, cares for men, women, children and families regardless of their ability to pay. When a patient of the Institute arrives in the Emergency Room, or is admitted to the hospital, Healthix provides a clinical alert into the Institute’s EMR. This alert immediately notifies the Institute regarding the patient —
right then and there.

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Catholic Health Services (CHS): Using Data to Improve Patient Care

CHS is committed to enriching clinical data in order to identify gaps in care, improve care coordination and reduce unnecessary ED and inpatient admissions. To achieve these goals, CHS has incorporated data into their existing workflows, implemented a handheld application to make data truly actionable, and integrated community providers into a larger data network.

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