Axolotl Corp. of San Jose, California, has been chosen to implement the Interboro Regional Health Information Exchange in order to facilitate data exchange among providers in the Queens area of New York City. The RHIO will use Axolotl’s Elysium Community Virtual Health Record and EMR-Lite applications to enable participating physicians to access patient lab reports, radiology reports, medication history, allergies and other clinical data via a secure Web application. The RHIO will also use use Axolotl’s Patient Index to ensure correct identification of all patients.
Elmhurst Hospital Center and Queens Hospital Center are spearheading the development of the RHIO. Other participating organizations are New York Hospital Queens, Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center, HHC Health and Home Care center and several payers.