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N.Y. HIE Picks Software Platform

December 16, 2009
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The Healthcare Information Xchange of New York (HIXNY) has selected the Cambridge, Mass.-Based InterSystems HealthShare software platform as the core data exchange software to connect healthcare organizations throughout 17 counties in northern New York State that are served by the RHIO.

HIXNY is a not-for-profit RHIO composed of a group of organizations including hospitals, physician practices, health plans, healthcare associations, government/education and consumer/patient groups. HIXNY’s members include health plans representing over 400,000 members; major regional hospitals with over 3,000 beds; large physician groups representing a total of 500 physicians; healthcare associations representing 56 hospitals and over 30 health plans in New York State; a university/school of public health; and a consumer advocacy group.

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