HealtheConnections and HealthlinkNY, the regional health improvement organizations serving the Central New York, Southern Tier, and Hudson Valley regions, will be merging together into HealtheConnections. Together, they’re bringing providers enhanced health information exchange (HIE) technology, advanced analytics and Value-Based Care services, and population health improvement efforts for our communities. The organizations are now proceeding with operational and legal integrations to serve the 6 million lives, 10,000 licensed providers, and 1,300 participating organizations (and growing!) within our 26-county service area.
The two organizations bring together patient health records from 4,100 participating providers in 1,800 locations in the Central and Southern Tier regions, and 4,600 participating providers and 1,000 locations in the Upper and Lower Hudson Valley creating a single, more complete patient medical history for patients in those regions. Together as HealtheConnections, the combined organization will offer elevated services that allow hospitals, primary care practices, specialists and other care professionals to immediately access more complete patient information where and when it is needed. To learn more, please visit https://www.healtheconnections.org/.