Healthcare Technology Partnership Formed to Bring Patient-Centric Data Integrity to Health Information Exchanges
Published: Mar 01, 2018
MARINA DEL REY, Calif., March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A new partnership between 4medica and Zen Healthcare IT (Zen) promises to help health information exchanges (HIEs) equip healthcare organizations with the full picture of patient health needed for initiatives that range from combating opioid abuse to practicing value-based care. 4medica, the clinical data exchange pioneer, is on a mission to make "one patient, one record" the standard in healthcare. This strategic partnership with Zen, the HIE interoperability expert, will meld 4medica's big data master patient index solution with Zen's full integration and interoperability platform assuring the right data is matched to the right patient.
"Many ambitious undertakings in healthcare will be newly possible with this partnership. We are very pleased to partner with a company like Zen Healthcare IT that shares our vision--and expertise--in making insightful data available to people who can take life-changing action on it," said Gregory Church, President, 4medica.
Partnership merges patient data integrity with seamless data access
Data is abundant in healthcare, but trapped in different locations, systems and records. Given this, it has been difficult to gain insights into a patient's full medical history, which in turn has stalled many promising endeavors in healthcare. The partnership between 4medica and Zen aims to transcend these longstanding barriers.
Zen's Gemini Integration Platform for HIEs and other healthcare organizations simplifies interoperability by dramatically reducing the time and overhead required to acquire, transform, normalize and share healthcare information.
With 4medica's Big Data MPI, now HIES can also be sure this data is about the right patient. That's because the Big Data MPI matches patient records to the right patients with unbeatable accuracy, scale and speed. Built to process millions of identities and transactions a day, the 4medica solution is adept at identifying duplicate records, and eliminating all but the best one to use. Taking this several steps further, it also automatically updates fields where data is missing; a considerable time-saver for customers.
"Access to the right clinical data at the right time has a profound impact on care quality and patient safety. Advanced MPI tools from 4medica ensure the right patient information is aggregated, compiled and presented. That's what our clients need to make confident, informed care decisions," explained Jim Benson, CEO, Zen Healthcare IT.
Representatives from the two companies will be available at Booth #12447 in Hall G at HIMSS in Las Vegas, March 5--9, at the Venetian-Palazzo-Sands Expo Center. Additionally, 4medica is co-hosting a cocktail networking event with the Strategic Alliance of Health Information Exchanges (SHIEC) and the eHealth Initiative (eHI). Members of the media interested in meeting 4medica or Zen may contact Stephanie Janard at 704.418.9874 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Zen Healthcare
Zen Healthcare IT ("Zen") is an interoperability technology and consulting firm. Zen helps all stakeholders in healthcare - vendors, providers, payers, HIEs, and ACOs - simplify interoperability. Using technology tools and years of interface development and support experience, Zen's solution architects and engineers design and build use-case driven solutions for health information exchange. The Zen team solves problems ranging from data acquisition, data normalization and aggregation, and data delivery challenges. Zen's national client-base leverages Zen's broad range of services, on-demand engineering, and disruptive Gemini Integration Platform helps overcome interoperability obstacles and creates sustainable health information exchange infrastructures. Learn more at ConsultZen.com.
4medica provides the industry's leading SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) Big Data MPI and clinical data exchange platform to help healthcare organizations of diverse types create a seamless view of the patient care experience and further drive better health outcomes. The 4medica Big Data MPI and ClinXdata Clinical Data Exchange platform integrate with and build upon disparate systems to facilitate patient identity management and interoperable data exchange across various care settings to promote care continuity. The cloud computing model is scalable, lower cost, maintenance-free, easy to use and deployable in a few months or less, eliminating large capital outlays or resource utilization. 4medica connects hundreds of organizations including ACOS, HIEs, hospitals, health systems, physicians, laboratories, and radiology imaging centers. Learn more at www.bigdatampi.com.
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