Louisville HIE Selects EHR Interoperability Solution | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

Louisville HIE Selects EHR Interoperability Solution

March 27, 2009
by root
| Reprints

The Louisville Health Information Exchange (LouHIE) has chosen 3M Health Information Systems (Salt Lake City) to provide the electronic health record banking system and interoperability solution to enable health information exchange across the greater Louisville area.

According to the company, 3M and its partner, InterComponentWare, Inc. (Wayne, Pa.), will design, build, and pilot an integrated network that will offer free health record banking services to all 1.2 million citizens in the Louisville community.

The parties say they will be negotiating a definitive agreement.

When implemented, the LouHIE initiative will enable consumers to store and manage their patient data in a private and secure personal health record bank. Each bank account will contain an electronic copy of an individual’s health records, consolidated from the various clinics, hospitals, and physician practices where the person received care. Users will control their health record bank information and will be able to choose to make the complete record available to providers at healthcare facilities in the Louisville area or access their own record via the internet.

LouHIE is a nonprofit corporation based in Louisville, Ky. LouHIE was formed in 2006 and is governed by a multi-stakeholder board of directors representing consumers, employers, insurance companies, hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, public health, physicians, nurses and others.

Get the latest information on Health IT and attend other valuable sessions at this two-day Summit providing healthcare leaders with educational content, insightful debate and dialogue on the future of healthcare and technology.

Learn More

Topics

News

Population Health Tool that Provides City-Level Social Determinants Data Expands to 500 Cities

A data visualization tool that helps city officials understand the health status of their population, called the City Health Dashboard, has now expanded to 500 of the largest cities in the U.S., enabling local leaders to identify and take action around the most pressing health needs in their cities and communities.

Trump will Nominate Acting VA Secretary Wilkie for Permanent Position

Just a day after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Cerner inked their $10 billion EHR (electronic health record) deal, President Trump said he would be nominating Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie for the permanent position.

ONC Names API Server Showdown Stage 2 Winner

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has named 1UpHealth as the Stage 2 winner of the “Secure API Server Showdown” challenge.

EHNAC Developing Trusted Exchange Accreditation Program

To align with the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission, a nonprofit standards development organization and accrediting body, is working with other organizations to establish a new Trusted Exchange Accreditation Program.

Lawmakers Demand New VA CIO, Citing “Malign Neglect” on EHR Project

A group of Democratic federal lawmakers, five senators and six members of Congress, are calling out the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for what they call “malign neglect” in the agency’s efforts to achieve electronic health record (EHR) modernization.

Medical Record Access Proves Costly for Some Patients, GAO Report Finds

Federal law requires healthcare providers to give patients access to their medical records, but according to a new GAO report, some patients believe they’re being charged too much to access their records.