Query HIE Toolkit

Vendor Status Directory

Query HIE Toolkit

This toolkit provides an overview of Query HIE to assist providers in adopting this advanced Health Information Exchange (HIE) method. Query HIE leverages the Query-based Exchange method to improve health care. The content is subject to change, as it is being developed with input from MeHI's Fall 2019 Query HIE Learning Collaborative

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Query HIE Vendor Status Directory

This directory lists the Query HIE implementation status of the various EHR and other vendors. Inclusion of products is not exhaustive and informational only, and is not an endorsement by MeHI of any kind. Vendors, click Add My Product Status to submit/update your products. Use the filters on the left to search for products with specific characteristics.

 

Athenahealth

Product Name 
athenaClinicals
Specialty 
Hospital System
Query HIE Networks 
Commonwell
Carequality
Query HIE Availability 
Available Now
Handling Outside Data 
a) Can connect to all Commonwell and CareQuality organizations through Carequality-Commonwell Connection b) After locating and verifying the patient, the provider selects which outside documents will be displayed and loaded into the patient's record. c) The main data for upload is PAMI, but progress notes can be imported as well.
Implementation 
All athenahealth providers are opted in to the network automatically and must opt out to prevent record sharing.

Cerner

Product Name 
Millenium EHR
Specialty 
Hospital System
Query HIE Networks 
Commonwell
Carequality
Query HIE Availability 
Available Now
Handling Outside Data 
a) Can connect to all Commonwell and CareQuality organizations through Carequality-Commonwell Connection b) Access to outside patients is through the same module and appears the same way, regardless of the Cerner EHR installed. c) Users select which patient documents to upload into local database. d) PAMI data is main data for import. Lab and progress note data can be viewed and loaded as well.
Implementation 
Cerner's Document exchange product, Resonance, is required. It is the connection to the Commonwell network and acts as a front-end system to manage interactions with outside systems. Cerner works with customers to connect their specific system with the Resonance product -- Cerner estimates about 3 months of effort to complete the integration.

eClinicalWorks

Specialty 
Hospital System
Query HIE Networks 
Commonwell
Carequality
Query HIE Availability 
Available Now
Handling Outside Data 
a) Can connect to all Commonwell and CareQuality organizations through Carequality-Commonwell Connection b)Providers can activate the interoperability module, the Interoperability Hub, select a consent model, then enroll patients in Commonwell. Once enrolled, and linked, eCW automates record retrieval and makes them available at patient arrival. The provider selects which record to incorporate into the local record. c) PAMI data plus progress notes can be imported.

eHana

Specialty 
Behavioral Health System
Query HIE Networks 
None
Query HIE Availability 
Planned

Epic

Product Name 
CareEverywhere
Specialty 
Hospital System
Query HIE Networks 
Carequality
Query HIE Availability 
Available Now
Handling Outside Data 
a) Can connect to all Commonwell and CareQuality organizations through Carequality-Commonwell Connection b) The provider can access records for the patient at organizations within the specified geographic look-up radius (~50mi) c) The outside data is automatically loaded into the patient's record. d) The provider must have the appropriate authorization to view the documents. e) Records at organizations where the patient has not consented to share will not appear on the list for the provider to access f) Problem, Allergy, Medication, and Immunization (PAMI) is main data for import. Epic does allow Lab and progress note information to be shared as well.
Implementation 
Organizations are opted in to allow exchange automatically and must opt out if they do not want to participate in this exchange. There is little or no set up required.

Meditech

Product Name 
Expanse EHR
Query HIE Networks 
Commonwell
Carequality
Query HIE Availability 
Available Now
Handling Outside Data 
a) Can connect to all Commonwell and CareQuality organizations through Carequality-Commonwell Connection b) Outside data is manually selected for upload by the user.

Meditech

Product Name 
Client/Server
Specialty 
Hospital System
Query HIE Networks 
Commonwell
Carequality
Query HIE Availability 
Planned
Handling Outside Data 
a) Can connect to all Commonwell and CareQuality organizations through Carequality-Commonwell Connection b) Outside data is manually selected for upload by the user.

Netsmart

Product Name 
myAvatar
Specialty 
Behavioral Health System
Post Acute Care System
Query HIE Networks 
Carequality
Query HIE Availability 
Available Now
Implementation 
Must implement the CareConnect platform to enable Query

NextGen Healthcare

Product Name 
Nextgen Share
Specialty 
Hospital System
Query HIE Networks 
None
Query HIE Availability 
Available Now
Handling Outside Data 
a) Can connect to all Commonwell and CareQuality organizations through Carequality-Commonwell Connection