New York County To Build Health Information Network - iHealthBeat - Daily News Digest on Health Care Information Technology: "New York County To Build Health Information Network
March 23, 2007
The Genesee Valley Health Partnership in Livingston County, N.Y., has received a $100,000 grant from Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield to develop a countywide electronic health data network, the Rochester Business Journal reports.
The health partnership plans to use the grant for:
* A centralized electronic health record system for emergency medical services;
* A single entry-point portal to link patients with chronic illnesses or disabilities with services and providers; and
* An EHR storage and retrieval system for providers."