Through a new partnership with athenahealth, Inc., our payer customers now have access to the athenahealth Health Plan Data Exchange network, which includes more than 153 million patient records, in addition to existing national data networks available through InterSystems HealthShare® Managed Connections. By connecting to InterSystems HealthShare Managed Connections (HSMC) and the athenahealth Health Plan Data Exchange, payers now have a single connection point to access hundreds of thousands of member records on a growing network of more than 130,000 provider organizations.
With HealthShare Managed Connections and athenahealth’s Health Plan Data Exchange, payers can automate data exchange for Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) and Risk Adjustment, and other payment and operations functions to reduce time, error, and cost utilizing a single connection. You can read the press release about this new partnership here.
This is only the first step of many to simplify and speed access to healthcare data for payers through HSMC. CommonWell recently announced the addition of their payment and operations use case which InterSystems will be certifying for in addition to the already existing treatment use case.
This story originally appeared the HealthShare Connections News Flash No.5 - January 27, 2021