WAYNE, Pa., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Tier HealthLink NY (STHL) has contracted with InterComponentWare Inc. (ICW), a global leader in eHealth technology, to provide key indexing and integration components for its Health Information Exchange (HIE). ICW will implement its Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI), Enterprise Master Provider Registry (EMPR) and Integration Platform (IPF) across 6 counties, 470,000 residents, 8 hospitals, and over 800 physicians in central New York State.
Christina Galanis, Executive Director for STHL, comments, "We are very pleased with our selection of ICW. Their technology will allow us to aggregate and securely share information in a manner that ultimately will improve the quality of healthcare in our region."
Jeremy Coote, CEO of ICW Inc., notes, "New York State is taking a lead position in the country's dialogue on health information exchange. As ARRA funding is being made available to the states, we anticipate many organizations just getting started will closely watch New York's progress. We are pleased to be working with forward-looking groups such as STHL."
About InterComponentWare Inc.
InterComponentWare AG (ICW) is a leading international eHealth specialist with locations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Bulgaria, USA, and Canada. ICW delivers an interoperable eHealth infrastructure and a range of end-user applications for healthcare professionals and their patients. ICW technology enables organizations to extend their existing information systems, connect with diverse systems, and create a secure patient health record based on aggregated data. The interoperability and health information exchange components of its solutions make aggregated data a reality. ICW has successfully implemented its solutions across Europe and in North America.
In mid-2009, ICW formed a strategic partnership with GE Healthcare to integrate and co-develop
health information exchange (HIE) solutions. These solutions are now being marketed worldwide. Visit online at www.icw-global.com.
About Southern Tier HealthLink NY
Southern Tier HealthLink NY (STHL) was established with leadership and support from local hospitals and other healthcare stakeholders in 2005. STHL is a non-profit organization which brings together healthcare providers and consumers in Central New York to "connect the dots" with technology that will improve healthcare quality, access, and safety while reducing costs.
Southern Tier HealthLink NY is committed to using cutting edge technology to promote better healthcare. Their current showcase project is NY Healthscape, a region in the virtual world of Second Life, where visitors establish a virtual PHR and then update it by participating in health-related and social activities. Visit STHL online at www.sthlny.com.
Media Contacts Anne Marie Heil Ulrike Martin Nancy McDonough ICW (US/Canada) ICW (Europe) STHL 610.933.8065 +49 (0) 6227 385 39 79 607.651.9150 anne.marie.heil@icw- global.com email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
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