Posted on: November 4, 2020

– New partners expand HIN’s footprint in Hudson Valley and Vermont. –

ALBANY, N.Y. – Hixny connected three organizations to the community-wide health information network (HIN) in October, further expanding the availability of patient records to the statewide healthcare community and to individual healthcare consumers. These additions to Hixny’s network further expand the reach of the HIN into the lower Hudson Valley and Vermont.

The new connections are:

  • Albany County Department of Health
  • Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) Ambulatory Sites
  • Westchester Medical Center, including:
    • Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital
    • Advanced Physician Services (APS)

Each new connection is contributing data using Consolidated-Clinical Document Architecture (C-CDA)—the industry standard format for exchanging clinical information.

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.