MINNEAPOLIS and LUTZ, Fla., March 16 MEDNET (MEDNETWorld.com), the leader in Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) connectivity and Health Information Exchange (HIE) solutions, and Hielix, a leader in creating operationally sustainable, open solutions to seamlessly exchange healthcare information, today announced the State of North Dakota awarded the two companies a contract to complete strategic operational and technical plans for the launch of the State of North Dakota Statewide Health Information Exchange (HIE).
"Developing the strategic and operational HIE plans are critical milestones for the Statewide Health Information Exchange for North Dakota," said Lisa Feldner, Chief Information Officer for the State of North Dakota. "We look forward to working with MEDNET and Hielix, improving healthcare through technology, and continuing North Dakota's leadership position in HIE and health information technology."
The MEDNET - Hielix partnership integrates Hielix's ability to seamlessly integrate healthcare IT solutions into new and existing healthcare delivery models and MEDNET's technical expertise in achieving data interoperability and NHIN connectivity between healthcare providers and HIEs. The combined, direct HIE experience of MEDNET and Hielix represents an unmatched, national leadership stake in the development of Health Information Exchange.
MEDNET specializes in Health Information Exchange (HIE) applications and services, empowering clinicians with real-time access to clinical data locally, regionally and nationally. MEDNET utilizes the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) to standardize healthcare information exchange and collaborated in the building of the NHIN network. MEDNET is uniquely positioned in the healthcare interoperability marketplace with industry-leading Health Information Exchange solutions and NHIN expertise. To learn more about MEDNET visit http://www.mednetworld.com
Hielix creates operationally sustainable, open solutions for seamlessly exchanging healthcare information. Hielix works with healthcare providers, including physician practices, hospitals and regional/state healthcare organizations to seamlessly integrate healthcare IT (HIT) solutions with minimal disruptions to operational and clinical workflows. Services include HIT readiness planning, meaningful use planning and reporting, EMR vendor selection, implementation and more. To learn more about Hielix visit www.hielix.com.