PALO ALTO, Calif. and ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Vynca, the national leader in advance care planning technology, and the New Mexico Health Information Collaborative (NMHIC), who provides a statewide Health Information Exchange (HIE), announced a partnership to make advance care planning documents digitally available to healthcare provider groups across the NMHIC network.
Appropriate, timely sharing of vital patient information is important to providing quality care. This partnership will allow healthcare providers across the NMHIC network to view, upload and digitally create advance care planning documents, helping to ensure optimal end-of-life care for New Mexicans.
Vynca currently houses more than 1 million active advance care plans, partnering with over 120 hospitals, including Presbyterian Health Services in New Mexico. "NMHIC is excited to partner with Vynca. The experience they bring to the clients of our HIE will allow for a higher quality of care at the end of life and the avoidance of unwanted healthcare interventions, with the inclusion of advance care plans in the health information exchange," stated Thomas D. East, PhD and CEO of NMHIC.
"We're seeing more and more organizations looking to standardize advance care planning across their state. This collaboration aligns with NMHIC's statewide vision: perfectly informed healthcare for New Mexico," stated Ryan Van Wert, MD, CEO and co-founder of Vynca. "By making advance care planning documents available across NMHIC's network, providers can access and provide the end-of-life care that aligns with patients' documented wishes."
To learn more about this collaboration and the future availability of the solution, please visit NMHIC.org.
Vynca, based in Palo Alto, Calif., provides comprehensive advance care planning technology solutions that enable health care organizations to deliver high-quality end-of-life care consistent with an individual's preferences. The company helps patients, families and health care providers have meaningful conversations about future care preferences, ensure that wishes are documented accurately, and provides real-time access to this critical information throughout the care continuum.
Vynca is also the leading solution provider for state advance care planning registries, having first partnered with the Oregon POLST Registry to develop a bi-directional electronic interface for health care organizations in Oregon. It is also the technology vendor for the California POLST eRegistry Pilot, the Delaware DMOST Registry, the Louisiana LaPOST Registry, and the South Carolina Registry. For more information, visit vyncahealth.com or connect on LinkedIn and Twitter.
About New Mexico Health Information Collaborative
The Lovelace Clinic Foundation is a New Mexico nonprofit organization that has lead healthcare improvement initiatives for more than 20 years. In 2004, Lovelace Clinic Foundation, initiated the New Mexico Health Information Collaborative (NMHIC). NMHIC administers the New Mexico statewide Health Information Exchange (HIE) network which brings together patient information from many healthcare organizations with different clinical information systems and creates a comprehensive view of a patient's medical record. For more information, visit https://www.nmhic.org.
SOURCE Vynca, LLC