SOURCE: Hielix


February 26, 2009 09:00 ET

Hielix Launches New Healthcare Information Exchange Services Amid Call for Greater Sustainability in Exchanging Healthcare Data

The New Company's HIE Framework Utilizes Standardized Principles to Unify Stakeholder Needs and Empower Sustainable Business Models for HIE-Related Services

TAMPA, FL--(Marketwire - February 26, 2009) - Hielix, a company focused on creating operationally sustainable, open solutions to seamlessly exchange healthcare information, announced its entry into the health information exchange (HIE) marketplace. In addition, the company is launching a free online tool to the marketplace that can assist any stakeholder interested in launching HIE-related services to create a sustainable business model.

Hielix works directly with a broad mix of HIE-related stakeholders to create sustainable solutions that fit the unique needs of individual engagements. Developed internally through decades of operational expertise, the company's HIE Framework provides the foundation necessary to create HIE-related services. The Hielix HIE Framework allows a broad range of healthcare stakeholders to achieve consensus on many issues that derail implementation, including a single business model, operational process, success metrics, ongoing governance and more.

"The single biggest hurdle to success in seamlessly exchanging healthcare information is creating consensus among stakeholders across a wide range of operational issues," said Patti Dodgen, CEO at Hielix. "Whether ePrescribing, electronic health records (EHR), regional health information organization (RHIO) or other HIE-related services, our HIE Framework can help stakeholders create an operationally sustainable business model and realistic roadmap to delivery."

The HIE Framework is a free, online tool that any stakeholder interested in developing HIE-related services can utilize. It is built on a set of standardized principles that is at the core of reaching a unique, sustainable, and seamless health information exchange. This framework can guide stakeholder decisions in the planning, development, and deployment of sustainable solutions regardless of where they are in the development cycle. View the Hielix HIE Framework here.

About Hielix

Hielix creates operationally sustainable, open solutions for the challenge of seamlessly exchanging healthcare information. The foundation of the company's success in developing HIE-related services is the Hielix HIE Framework. The Framework is a standardized set of principles that focuses on the role and value each stakeholder brings to an individual health information exchange opportunity. Hielix's holistic view of how HIE-related services successfully create business models provides long-term sustainability of individual implementations. To learn more about Hielix visit their site.

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