ANN ARBOR, Mich., and COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- CareEvolution, Inc. and the South Carolina Office of Research & Statistics are pleased to announce that the South Carolina Health Information Exchange (SCHIEx) has been named a finalist in the Interoperability category by Microsoft and the Microsoft Healthcare Users Group (MS-HUG) 2008 Innovation Awards Program. The MS-HUG Healthcare Innovation Awards are presented annually to those healthcare organizations and their technology solutions partners who have best demonstrated industry leadership in using technology to achieve innovation excellence in containing costs and improving the quality of patient care.
"SCHIEx is a great example of how Microsoft technologies can help healthcare organizations deliver critical clinical information where and when it is needed -- in this case across a state covering the large population," said Chris Sullivan, U.S. health industry solutions director, Microsoft Corp. "We remain committed to working with innovators such as CareEvolution and the South Carolina Office of Research and Statistics to improve health around the world by utilizing Microsoft's familiar, easy-to-use and widely supported technology platform."
SCHIEx is an innovative statewide initiative that provides a state
level info-highway that connects local health care providers and
stakeholder groups to each other across the state. Seeded with claims data,
SCHIEx is built on a federated architecture that delivers a 10-year health
history of more than 6 million citizens of the state inferred from Medicaid
and UB92/HCFA1500 claims. This broad dataset covering the entire state is
supplemented by deep clinical data adapters that can connect national lab
vendors, prescription history sources, the state immunization registry, and
local and regional EMR enabled health care providers. In addition to
serving as a Longitudinal Health Record portal, the project serves as a
statewide record locator serv
|SOURCE CareEvolution, Inc.|
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