|By Business Wire||
|December 2, 2013 11:30 AM EST||
Iron Bridge Integration (IBI) announces the general availability of “Pub Hub”, the healthcare industry’s first public health clearinghouse. IBI has also been selected by Falcon, LLC, a subsidiary of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., to simplify their state public heath reporting needs.
The Population and Public Health requirement in Meaningful Use Stage 2 mandates healthcare organizations submit data for syndromic surveillance, immunization, cancer and electronically reportable lab results to their state.
Healthcare providers and health systems may have access to the public health data in their certified electronic health record (EHR), but cannot easily send the information. Pub Hub solves the public health data transmission problem by having prebuilt connections to all states with active electronic registries.
“We chose IBI because of their extensive knowledge and expertise in healthcare integration,” said Derek Schoonover, Vice President of Falcon EHR. “We have clients across the United States, and when one of those states makes a change to its requirements, IBI will manage and update Pub Hub.”
Pub Hub's flexible platform as a service eliminates the need to invest in expensive hardware, and software licenses. Unlike other vendors who may charge for each individual connection, IBI clients pay a monthly subscription fee for the entire solution.
“There’s tremendous opportunity to partner with other EHR vendors like Falcon looking to get a jump start on their competition,” said IBI co-founder Brad Meyers. “Pub Hub provides a simplified process for providers, hospitals and health systems who want an easy way to submit this data.”
About Iron Bridge Integration
Iron Bridge Integration (IBI) is a cloud-based healthcare software company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. IBI’s cloud-based solutions simplify the complex exchange of data between EHR software providers and a variety of entities including public health agencies, healthcare payers and providers. For more information please visit www.ironbridgeintegration.com or contact Brian Brandebura by email ([email protected]) or call (888) 963-9793.
About Falcon, LLC
The Falcon® suite manages kidney patients' health records from CKD through ESRD and can be accessed wherever there is Internet access. Developed, tested and endorsed by kidney professionals in the doctor's office and the dialysis center, Falcon is powered by DaVita® and supported by a dedicated team of technology experts. For more information, email [email protected] or call (877) 99-FALCON.
Falcon, DaVita and DaVita HealthCare Partners are marks or registered marks of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.