Press Releases

Hixny Announces Connections of Six New Providers in January

– Provider organizations represent a wide variety of services and specialties. – ALBANY, N.Y. – Hixny connected six new healthcare provider organizations to the community-wide health information exchange (HIE) during the month of January, further expanding the availability of patient records to the statewide healthcare community and to individual healthcare consumers. The new connections are: […]

Hixny Achieves Federal ‘Meaningful Use’ Certification Hat Trick

– The organization is the only one of its type in New York to meet criteria for all three eligible components – ALBANY, N.Y. – Hixny recently completed Meaningful Use (MU) Stage 3 certification as a Health Information Services Provider (HISP) of direct secure messaging. This is the last of its three core components certified […]

Hixny Achieves First HITRUST CSF Certification Among HIEs in New York State

Top-performing health information exchange puts privacy and security first ALBANY, N.Y.–Hixny announced today that it is the first health information exchange (HIE) in New York State to successfully meet the requirements of HITRUST CSF® certification on Version 9.1 for patient information security. The framework for HITRUST certification is continuously improved upon and updated, making it […]

Hixny Has More Data and More Providers Are Accessing It

ALBANY – More healthcare providers throughout the region are securely accessing more data through Hixny than ever before, as shown by robust results in two key metrics. Transcribed reports, such as discharge summaries and surgery notes, shared by hospitals through Hixny’s health information exchange (HIE) rose 28 percent in a recent 12-month period. Meanwhile, event notifications—sent […]

Behavioral Health Providers Join Hixny, Helping Provide More Complete Patient Records

ALBANY – Four behavioral health organizations that serve a wide range of patients are now securely sharing electronic health records through the Hixny health information exchange (HIE). These new connections join 100 percent of nonprofit and private hospitals and three out of four providers in northeastern New York who are connected through Hixny. The organizations are Northern Rivers Family of […]

Hixny Direct Messaging, Privacy, Security Receive Independent Accreditation for Third Time

ALBANY – Hixny’s uncompromising dedication to safeguarding patients’ data has been recognized yet again. For the third year in a row, a pair of independent standards organizations have renewed their accreditations of Hixny privacy and security practices for two years. Hixny received the original accreditations from DirectTrust and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission(EHNAC) in 2014, making it one […]

Hixny Providers Receive Record Number of Alerts From Other Regions

ALBANY – More and more, Hixny users are keeping up with their patients’ health, even when those patients are located—or have received care—in distant areas of New York, as indicated by a dramatic rise in cross-region alerts. Alerts from other regions of the state to individual Hixny participants have consistently topped 30,000 each month since February […]

Physicians in Delmar and Troy Turn to Hixny to Improve Care Coordination for Children and Families

DELMAR & TROY – Delmar Pediatrics, PLLC and Troy Family Physicians are now sharing electronic health records through the secure Hixny health information exchange (HIE). They join 100 percent of nonprofit and private hospitals, more than 75 percent of primary care physicians and more than 65 percent of specialists in the region who are connected through Hixny. Delmar Pediatrics, in Slingerlands, provides care for patients from birth […]

Leading Healthcare Information Exchange (HIE), Hixny, Announces Expansion to Meet Physician Demand for More Reliable and Secure Patient Information

Ability to access real-time and accurate data leads to higher quality care and lower healthcare costs ALBANY, N.Y. – Hixny, a top-performing health information exchange (HIE) in New York State, announced today the addition of nine counties to its territory, committing a significant amount of funding over the next 18 months to connect local providers. […]