HealthShare Exchange Named Healthcare Innovator

Monday, October 19, 2015

HSX to Receive Award for Leading Healthcare Advances

Philadelphia, Pa., October 19, 2015 — HealthShare Exchange of Southeastern Pennsylvania (HSX) has been pushing the boundaries of health information exchange, building a healthcare-enabling resource unique in its scale and –– with healthcare provider and insurer participation –– in its design as well.  The Philadelphia Business Journal has now recognized HSX’s achievements and potential with its Health Care Innovator Award, a recognition of the organization’s leadership role in healthcare.
 
The nonprofit HSX is a health information organization, supported by some 40 hospitals and three health plans serving Philadelphia and its surrounding counties.  HSX has established the Delaware Valley’s regional health information exchange (HIE).
 
This Thursday, October 22, 2015, the Philadelphia Business Journal will honor HSX and other innovative organizations, individuals, and products in the region’s healthcare industry at an event at the Crystal Tea Room, from 5:00-8:00 PM.  To register for the celebration of those who are “leading the pack in health care and life sciences,” click here.

About HealthShare Exchange of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Inc. (HSX)
HealthShare Exchange of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Inc. (HSX) is a non-profit health information exchange organization serving the Delaware valley.  Founded in 2009, HSX facilitates the exchange of patient data between hospitals and insurers within the region.  Incorporated as a nonprofit organization, HSX was formed as a collaboration among major healthcare stakeholders, including health plans and acute-care hospitals across Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties to enable the electronic exchange of patient information to improve patient outcomes and to manage and lower healthcare costs.  For more information, visit http://www.hsxsepa.org/.
 
Contact: Russ Allen, 215 990-9628 (cell), russ.allen@hsxsepa.org

HSX founding members: Abington Jefferson Health •  AmeriHealth Caritas • Aria Health • Crozer-Keystone Health System • Doylestown Health • Einstein Healthcare Network • Grand View Hospital • Health Partners Plans • Holy Redeemer Hospital & Medical Center • Independence Blue Cross • Jefferson Health • Main Line Health • Penn Medicine • Prime Healthcare • Temple Health • Trinity Health • Hahnemann University Hospital • St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children • The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  

Participation from more than 40 hospitals and three health plans
for regional coverage.