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.
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.
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This video will take a user through the needed steps to sync their mobile phone with the Healthix Portal for second security verification. The set-up process need only be done once, and is a necessary step for users visiting the Healthix Portal.
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.
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.
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Kathy Creswell discusses the benefits of Healthix and clinical event notification for the patients of Institute for Family Health