Tampa, FL, and Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) December 18, 2009
Hielix, a leader in creating operationally sustainable solutions to seamlessly exchange healthcare information and MEDNETWorld (MEDNET), a leader in Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) connectivity and Health Information Exchange (HIE) technologies, jointly announce a partnership to collaboratively deliver nationwide HIE solutions.
The Hielix/MEDNET partnership brings together two industry leaders: Hielix’s HIE business and organizational services focused on HIE financial sustainability and MEDNET’s HIE solutions, including NHIN managed connectivity service with integrated HIE applications.
The partnership between Hielix and MEDNET will focus on Hielix’s ability to seamlessly integrate healthcare IT solutions into new and existing healthcare delivery models and MEDNET’s expertise in achieving data interoperability between healthcare providers. The integrated HIE solution set will provide the most comprehensive solution for meeting federal HIT guidelines, meaningful use mandates and customer satisfaction.
“The implementation of healthcare IT services is only one step to achieving the promise of seamless healthcare data exchange and its significant impact on patient outcomes. MEDNET’s compliance with established Federal HIT guidelines and interoperability with the NHIN network allows healthcare providers to exchange information confidently and securely,” said Patti Dodgen, CEO at Hielix.
“With Hielix, we have an established partner to help Health Information Exchanges navigate the financial, business and policy hurdles in building and implementing an HIE,” said John Fraser, MEDNET CEO. “This partnership brings the best of both worlds together – HIE infrastructure along with HIE business and organizational processes.”
Founded by experts in healthcare technology, MEDNET connects diverse healthcare organizations so that data can be shared quickly and securely while guaranteeing patient privacy. MEDNET utilizes the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) to standardize healthcare information exchange and collaborated in the building of the NHIN network. MEDNET is uniquely positioned in the healthcare interoperability marketplace with industry-leading Health Information Exchange (HIE) solutions and NHIN expertise.
Hielix creates operationally sustainable, open solutions for seamlessly exchanging healthcare information. Hielix works with healthcare providers, including physician practices, hospitals and regional/state healthcare organizations to seamlessly integrate healthcare IT (HIT) solutions with minimal disruptions to operational and clinical workflows. Services include HIT readiness planning, meaningful use planning and reporting, EMR vendor selection, implementation and more. To learn more about Hielix visit http://www.hielix.com.
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