Palomar Pomerado Health Selects GSI Health’s Information Exchange Solutions as Foundation for Improving Care Quality and E

PHILADEPHIA & ESCONDIDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Palomar Pomerado Health (PPH), the largest healthcare district in California, has selected Health Information Exchange solutions from GSI Health to support care coordination.

“We have selected GSI Health to help us with the coordination and exchange of clinical information between PPH and its care partners in the region,” said Orlando Portale Chief Innovation Officer, Palomar Pomerado Health. “GSI Health’s state of the art solutions, and specific expertise with the Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN) Connect and Direct approaches will allow us to better align with the expanding federal and state health IT agenda. These new capabilities will allow us to connect with our community partners and to share patient information across organizational boundaries.”

The Palomar Pomerado HIE provided by GSI Health will enable health information exchange among affiliated physician groups and PPH hospitals to improve the quality of the care delivery process. GSI Health will work with PPH to deploy NwHIN Connect and Direct to facilitate the transfer of clinical summaries and distribute discharge summaries supporting care transitions among health care providers. The infrastructure implemented by GSI Health will also enable PPH’s mHealth platform, MIAA (Medical Information Anytime Anywhere) to access and exchange industry standard clinical summaries, further expanding the availability of information at the point of care, across organizational boundaries.

"Palomar Pomerado Health shares our vision of a transformed, high performing healthcare system that delivers optimal health outcomes for patients,” said LeRoy Jones, Chief Executive Officer, GSI Health. “Our interoperability solutions help by establishing essential infrastructure for the free flow of information across the continuum of care and improving the workflow and usability of electronic health records and other health applications for all providers at the point of care.”

About Palomar Pomerado Health

Palomar Pomerado Health (PPH), is the largest public health system in California, providing trauma services to a 2,200 square mile area in Southern California. PPH is the only Magnet® recognized public health system in the state. PPH is nationally recognized for clinical excellence in cardiac care, women's services, cancer, orthopedics, trauma, rehabilitation and behavioral health services. Facilities include Palomar Medical Center, Pomerado Hospital, Villa Pomerado, Palomar Continuing Care Center, the Jean McLaughlin Women's Center, Escondido Surgery Center, PPH Expresscare health centers, and soon, Palomar Medical Center West -- Hospital of the Future, which will open in 2012. Please visit www.pph.org.

About GSI Health

GSI Health GSI Health is a leading health information solutions provider dedicated to improving the quality of healthcare and reducing costs. Our goal is to establish the free flow of information as ubiquitous in the healthcare industry by setting the market standards for health information exchange and management services. We offer a new generation of cloud-based health applications that are smart, interchangeable, yet can work as composite solutions based on the clinical and operational needs of doctors, hospitals, and patients. Our customers include provider organizations, including accountable care organizations, health information exchange organizations, and government as well as health IT vendors seeking interoperability solutions and/or a ‘storefront’ in our GSIHealthConnect application marketplace. For more information, please visit: www.gsihealth.com.



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