eHealth Technologies Becomes Newest Member of CommonWell Health Alliance

Membership helps advance intelligent health record aggregation for referred patients

Feb 25, 2016, 07:04 ET from eHealth Technologies

ROCHESTER, N.Y. and BOSTON, Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- eHealth Technologies, the leading provider of clinically informed referral solutions, today announced that it is joining CommonWell Health Alliance as a General Member.  CommonWell is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to cross-vendor interoperability that assures provider access to health data regardless of where care occurs.

"Joining CommonWell demonstrates our commitment to ensure that clinicians have access to a complete and organized medical record for each referred patient so the patient receives the right level of care starting from their first visit. Easier access to the clinically relevant record can be achieved through sharing information and working together to develop interoperability best practices within the health IT community," said Ken Rosenfeld, CEO and President of eHealth Technologies.

eHealth Technologies works with over 50% of the top 100 hospitals in the United States and reaches out to over 30,000 healthcare locations a month to access and aggregate health records, pathology slides and images needed for patients that have been referred in for specialty care. This service integrates directly into a health system's EMR and PACS, and removes the record aggregation burden from the clinical staff, the patient and the patient's family. 

CommonWell and its members are deploying services which include, person enrollment, record location, patient identification and linking, and data query across the health care continuum. Services are live at nearly 4,400 provider sites nationwide, ranging from large acute hospitals to rural specialty practices. These services will further enhance access to the complete medical record for referred patients.

"eHealth Technologies shares our vision that health data should be accessible to providers no matter where care occurs," said Nick Knowlton, Membership Committee chair for CommonWell Health Alliance and Vice President at Brightree. "We are excited to have eHealth Technologies join us as we lead the industry in enhancing interoperability for providers and the people they serve."

eHealth Technologies will be at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HiMSS) 16th Annual Conference, February 29thMarch 4th , Las Vegas, NV, Meeting Place Room MP47, Hall G. Click here to meet with our team and discover how we enable healthcare interoperability.

About eHealth Technologies™

eHealth Technologies is the leading provider of referral solutions, serving over half of the nation's top 100 hospitals, including 10 of the top 15 U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll Hospitals for 2015-2016, and leading HIEs across the US. The company's eHealth Connect® solutions enhance patient and physician satisfaction by streamlining care transitions and assuring physicians have the right information to care for their patients. eHealth Connect® Image Exchange enables HIE subscribers access to full diagnostic quality medical records in the context of the patient record and supports the ability for providers to meet Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements.  Visit www.eHealthTechnologies.com. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

About CommonWell Health Alliance

CommonWell Health Alliance is a not-for-profit trade association of health IT companies working together to create universal access to health data nationwide. CommonWell members represent 72% of the acute care EHR marketi and 34% of the ambulatory care EHR marketii, as well as market leaders and technology innovators supporting care settings such as post-acute care, imaging, perinatal, laboratory, retail pharmacy, oncology, population health, emergency services and more. CommonWell and its members are committed to the belief that provider access to health data must be built into information technologies at a reasonable cost for use by a broad range of health care providers and the populations and people they serve.

To learn more about CommonWell Health Alliance, visit www.commonwellalliance.org. Engage with CommonWell on our Blog, as well as through Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter using the handle, @CommonWell. CommonWell Health Alliance® and the CommonWell Logo are registered trademarks of CommonWell Health Alliance Inc. 

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i "Frost & Sullivan Recognizes eClinicalWorks' Cloud-based EHR for Highest Market Share." PR Newswire. N.p., 26 Jan. 2016. Web.

ii KLAS—Clinical Market Share 2015, August 2015. © 2015 KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved. www.KLASresearch.com

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