Today, AT&T (Dallas, Texas) announced that Walnut Creek, Calif.-based John Muir Health and MuirLab have contracted with AT&T to deploy AT&T Healthcare Community Online, AT&T's flagship Health Information Exchange (HIE) solution.
AT&T Healthcare Community Online will enable the Lab Information System of MuirLab and its client hospitals to easily exchange information and share applications in a highly secure manner to improve communications and information access and facilitate better quality of care.
MuirLab is the laboratory service and diagnostic center for John Muir Health, which includes two medical centers and several outpatient facilities. MuirLab also supports 30 outpatient lab draw sites in the greater East Bay region as well as Sacramento, and services over 300 Skilled Nursing Facilities throughout 18 counties of Northern California. It is a full-service lab facility offering comprehensive clinical and anatomic pathology testing. MuirLab's 56,000 square foot, state-of-the-art testing facility in Concord, California features the most current innovations in total lab automation and clinical lab equipment.