Axial Exchange Presents Open Source Innovations at 2010 HIMSS Health IT Venture Fair

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 General News J E 4

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Axial Exchange, Inc. -- the open source solution to sharing health care information for hospitals and doctors, payers, pharma and researchers -- has been invited to present at this year's HIMSS Health IT Venture Capital Fair in Atlanta on February 28th.

The fair is the premier event for growing health IT companies to give investors a "first look" at promising new enterprises. Joanne Rohde, CEO, will present Axial's unique approach to unlocking the value of patient health information so that our families, friends and communities receive better care.

"We are honored that Axial's innovative approach to interoperability has been recognized by the selection committee," Rohde said. "By combining the power of open source with the value of a world class partner network, Axial aims to bring the cost of data access down while increasing the speed by which our health care providers connect. Strategies that have worked for a multitude of industries can now be used to manage our most important data – our health information."

Before founding Axial Exchange, Rohde served as Executive Vice President of Global Operations for Red Hat, Inc. the world's Open Source leader, and CIO of Investment Banking IT, UBS AG.  

For more information, please contact John Casey, Vice President of Finance and Operations,,  919.526.2208.  


Axial Exchange ( allows heath care systems of all types to share data in order to solve key business problems. The company's initial product (Axial 360tm) enables doctors, labs, hospitals and other providers to securely and privately exchange electronic health information among the various systems within their organizations and affiliates outside of their practices.  Applications might include ensuring that patients can securely access their electronic health records or that primary care physicians are alerted when their patient enters an emergency room.  By providing health care enterprises 360-degree interoperability, Axial provides an essential element for health information exchange today and positions clients to take on tomorrow's challenges.  

SOURCE Axial Exchange



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