Press

Hixny welcomes inquiries from members of the media, about our organization and  trends in healthcare and health data. We’re happy to identify the staff member most knowledgeable in your area of interest.

Interview Scheduling

Contact: Eric Wohlleber, Director of Communications, Phone 518.640.0049

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Press FAQ

Is Hixny an acronym?

Yes. It stands for the Health Information Xchange of New York.

What is Hixny?

Hixny is a health information exchange (HIE). It serves as a secure, real-time database of all healthcare patient records for individuals who have given consent for their providers to share their health information through the system. As such, it is the central source of individual and population level health and the health information exchange leader in New York State.

Are there other organizations like Hixny in New York State?

Hixny is one of eight similar qualified entities (QEs) in New York State. Each of these eight QEs has met standards set by New York State’s Department of Health (NYSDOH) for the electronic access and use of health information.

Is Hixny a state agency?

No. However, Hixny works closely with the New York State Department for Health and is a member of the Statewide Health Information Network of New York (SHIN-NY), which connects all eight of the health information exchanges (HIEs) operating in the state.

Is Hixny a nonprofit?

Yes. However, because of its close ties to the New York State Department of Health, it operates in some ways according to guidelines more familiar within the government sector.