Posted on: June 1, 2020

– North Country nursing home joins health information network. –

ALBANY, N.Y. – Hixny connected a North Country skilled nursing facility to the community-wide health information network (HIN) in May, further expanding the availability of patient records to the statewide healthcare community and to individual healthcare consumers.

The new connections is:

  • Clinton County Nursing Home in Plattsburgh, NY

The new connection is contributing data using both Consolidated-Clinical Document Architecture (C-CDA)—the industry standard format for exchanging clinical information—and Health Level 7 (HL7), a set of international standards for the transfer of both clinical and administrative data.

About Hixny

Hixny is the nonprofit electronic health information network (HIN) serving Eastern New York and parts of Vermont. Its secure technology allows healthcare consumers and providers to access health records in real time, ensuring providers have the details they need to provide high-quality care and empowering patients to become more active participants in their own care. Hixny facilitates collaboration, helping establish the foundation of effective population- and community-level health initiatives. Hixny is a nationally recognized leader in HIE technology innovation.

Hixny will be performing extended maintenance beginning Thursday, December 31 through Friday, January 1. During this time, all services
will be impacted and unavailable—including access to the provider portal.