Data Aggregation Moves Forward | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

Data Aggregation Moves Forward

April 6, 2009
by root
| Reprints

Nashville-based Informatics Corporation of America (ICA) has unveiled an enhanced version of its CareAlign solution. The product, ICA says, is designed to offer flexibility for data storage, patient matching and auditing functionality for HIEs, RHIOs and hospital systems. The updated solution offers a more advanced single technology product for clinicians to readily access, evaluate, and act upon patient information across disparate systems, it says.

The CareAlign patient matching feature is based on a user’s security access and a patient’s opt-in status, and provides clinicians with access to a complete patient record, regardless of where the patient was treated or which healthcare information technology system housed the data. The product is compatible with Microsoft’s Internet Explorer Version 7 and Mozilla Firefox, and can be accessed from desktop computers and mobile devices.

ICA was created with Vanderbilt Medical Center to take innovative technology developed by Vanderbilt physicians to the broader healthcare market.

Topics

News

Report: Healthcare Organizations Struggle with Human Error in Securing PHI

In the first nine months of 2017, unintended disclosure accounted for 41 percent of healthcare data breach incidents, according to a report from specialist insurer Beazley.

Three More Providers Receive 2017 HIMSS Davies Awards

Three patient care organizations have received the 2017 global Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Enterprise Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence for healthcare technology innovations that improve patient outcomes.

Medtronic, American Well Team Up to Integrate Telehealth Capabilities

Medtronic and American Well announced a partnership to offer a telehealth solution focused on the unique needs of the complex, chronic, co-morbid patient population.

Medsphere Merges with RCM Vendor Stockell

Medsphere Systems Corp., developer of the OpenVista electronic health record, is merging with Stockell Healthcare Systems, which offers a suite of revenue cycle management tools.

Report: Insider Threats to Patient Data Remain Unnoticed

Of the reported healthcare data breach incidents that occurred in September, it took an average of 387 days for healthcare organizations to discover a breach had occurred, according to a report from cybersecurity software company Protenus.

Reports: Ex-Pharma Exec Alex Azar Emerges as Trump’s Top Pick for HHS Secretary

President Donald Trump could be on the verge of tapping Alex Azar, a former pharmaceutical industry executive and George W. Bush administration official, as the next HHS Secretary, according to media reports.