HSX Update: HSX Cultivates and Expands Partnerships and Service Feeds with Members, Community, Collaborators

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

HSX further integrates in the region’s technology-innovation, public health, and patient-care communities.

October and November saw important special events and more members improving healthcare through HSX services:
 

  • Key Personnel Convene for Yearly HSX Offsite
    Board, staff, and guests enjoyed another great annual retreat and “HSX Day” at the Villanova Conference Center in November.  See the photos and presentations, and learn who was named Health Information Exchange Champions for 2016!
     
  • HSX Teams Up for IBC/Jeff Health Hack
    It was a hack, it was a slam, it was a technology-solutions tour de force, and HSX was in there with the best of them: learn about the Second Annual Independence / Jefferson Health Hack, and HealthShare Exchange’s innovative proposal. 
     
  • A Zone to Promote Health and Well-Being
    The newly announced Health Enterprise Zone (HEZ) will tackle health-related issues for certain city populations most in need.  HSX will provide health information to its members serving these areas of North Philadelphia, including Einstein Medical Center, Hahnemann University Hospital, and Temple University Hospital.  Learn more.
     
  • St. Mary Live with ADTs
    St. Mary Medical Center is now providing admission, discharge, transfer (ADT) data to HSX’s clinical data repository (CDR), making this important information available to other care providers serving these individuals.
     
  • Another Addition to CCDA Feeds 
    Temple Health – Jeanes Hospital has become the latest HSX member to begin providing CCDs for its inpatients to the HealthShare Exchange CDR.  These Continuity of Care Documents provide important recent medical information about patients that can be invaluable to care providers.
     
  • Mercy ACO Gains from HSX Notifications
    Mercy Accountable Care Network, LLC –– the accountable care organization (ACO) for Mercy Health System –– has begun taking advantage of the HSX Encounter Notification Service (ENS).  With ENS, care managers at the organization receive daily ADT alerts about subscribed patients.  This timely information will inform care and permit design of enhanced services at the ACO.
     
  • HSX Kicks Off Pop. Health Group
    HealthShare Exchange’s Population Health Workgroup is off and running!  The group held its inaugural meeting in October, with participation from both academic and provider organizations.  Reporting to HSX’s Clinical Advisory Committee, the group will work to establish a policy framework for using HSX’s Clinical Data Repository (CDR) in population health initiatives on behalf of its members and affiliated organizations.