Health Gorilla Expands Interoperability Platform By Connecting To eHealth Exchange


PALO ALTO, California and VIENNA, Virginia, September 27, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Gorilla Health is proud to announce a new connection to E-health exchange, one of the oldest 501 (c) 3 nonprofit healthcare information networks in United States. Membership in eHealth Exchange will connect Health Gorilla customers to a wide range of other members and healthcare sites and allow Health Gorilla to extend its healthcare interoperability services to patients, providers and developers. digital health.

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Health Gorilla’s membership in eHealth Exchange will allow them and their customers to access and exchange health data with 75% of all US hospitals, 70,000 medical groups, over 4,000 pharmacies and 61 state and regional health information clearinghouses (HIEs) and their clients. They also now have access to participating federal agencies, including the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Defense (DoD), Social Security Administration (SSA), and Indian Health Service (IHS).

“Our team is delighted to increase the quantity and quality of our partners’ data with eHealth Exchange,” said Steve yaskin, CEO and co-founder of Health Gorilla. “As a new member of the eHealth Exchange network, we are establishing mutually beneficial connections with hundreds of other members through a single hub, rapidly evolving connectivity and bridging the interoperability gap across the country.

Since integrating with eHealth Exchange, Health Gorilla has seen very promising results, with some customers seeing up to a 30% increase in available data while maintaining exceptional request return times.

“HousecallMD is a long-time user and supporter of Health Gorilla and we are delighted to launch their new eHealth Exchange membership,” said Omar Salah, CEO of HousecallMD. “Since integrating with eHealth Exchange, we have received much richer data sets from larger geographies, especially more rural parts of the country, which will enable our providers and patients to make more informed clinical decisions. . “

Members of the eHealth Exchange can now request patient data from Health Gorilla customers, including a wide range of digital health companies providing data that can contribute to the social determinants of health.

eHealth Exchange began as a federal program initiated by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). They are now an independent, not-for-profit health information network and have created a rapidly growing community of exchange partners across the United States while remaining the primary means by which federal agencies share data. patients.

Health Gorilla has passed rigorous testing and security requirements to connect directly to eHealth Exchange and are delighted to offer the convenience of this connection to new and existing customers using their Patient360 service. Now that the relationship is in place, Health Gorilla customers will be able to bypass the need for a one-on-one connection with eHealth Exchange and can start leveraging full network data through existing integrations with Health Gorilla.

About Health Gorilla
Founded in 2014, Health Gorilla is a secure interoperability solution that enables the entire healthcare ecosystem – patients, payers, providers, digital healthcare solutions and laboratories – to seamlessly share healthcare data. and to aggregate all the clinical history of each patient in one place. With enterprise-grade clinical data APIs, HIPAA-compliant user authentication and an unprecedented master patient index, the Health Gorilla network enables providers to easily retrieve their patient information from any system. clinical records while ensuring compliance with the 21st Century Cures Act and Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) standards which will come into effect in early 2022. For more information, visit healthgorilla.com or follow us on Twitter @HealthGorilla.

About eHealth Exchange

The eHealth Exchange, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit, is one of the oldest and largest health information networks in America and is best known as the primary vehicle through which the government federal government shares data between agencies and with the private sector. The eHealth Exchange, which operates in 75% of all US hospitals, relies on more than 30 electronic health record (EHR) technologies and 61 regional or state health information exchanges (HIEs). Four federal agencies (Department of Defense, Department of Veteran Affairs, Social Security Administration, and Indian Health Service) participate in the network to share patient information with private sector partners as well as other agencies. In total, eHealth Exchange supports the secure exchange of records for over 120 million patients. www.ehealthexchange.org / @ehealthexchange

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