"HealthONE is proud to partner with CORHIO's HIE to help improve clinical operations for our physicians, nurses and ultimately the patients we serve," says Chris Wobensmith, chief information officer, HCA-HealthONE. "We are committed to providing the highest quality patient experience--from great service at the bedside to enhanced clinical processes like CORIHO."
"We applaud the commitment to patients that HealthONE is demonstrating by participating in our community HIE," said Larry Wolk, MD, chief executive officer of CORHIO. "With the addition of HealthONE to CORHIO's network, we will have one of the nation's most robust HIEs. This is a testament to the collaboration of health care leaders across the state and means that Colorado citizens can expect to get some of the highest quality, most coordinated care of any place in the nation."
CORHIO is dedicated to improving health care quality for all Coloradans through health information exchange (HIE). As the state-designated entity for HIE, CORHIO collaborates with health care stakeholders including physicians, hospitals, clinics, public health, long-term care, laboratories, health plans and patients to improve care collaboration through secure systems and processes for sharing clinical information. CORHIO is a not-for-profit supported in large part by grants, including awards from the Colorado Health Foundation and from federal ARRA HITECH funds. CORHIO's technical infrastructure is built on industry-leading HIE technology developed and maintained by Medicity. For more information about CORHIO, please visit www.corhio.org.About HealthONE HealthONE is the largest health care system in the metro Denver area with more than 9,000 employees and 3,000 affiliated physicians. HealthONE hospitals have a long and trusted legacy going back more than 130 years with St. Luke's, more than 85 years with Presbyterian Denver, more than 105 years with Swedish and more than 60 years with Rose. The current health system was created in 1995 as a Colorado company and a joint venture between The Colorado Health Foundation and various affiliates of HCA. The Foundation grew to the second largest charitable foundation in the state and in October 2011 sold its share in HealthONE to HCA (NYSE: HCA). SOURCE CORHIO