Public Service Message

Better Information Means Better Care: Health Information Technology

Brooklyn Health Information Exchange (BHIX)

Award

  • $10 million

Use Cases

  • Connecting New Yorkers and Clinicians
  • Interoperable EHR for Medicaid

Service Area

  • New York City Berger Region;
    • Broad and diverse area in Brooklyn
    • 7/17 Hospitals
  • 5 insurers: 377,000 or 20% of Brooklyn's total insured lives

Stakeholders

Hospitals/Hospital Organizations:

  • Beth Israel Medical Center / Kings Highway Division
  • Brookdale Hospital Medical Center
  • Flushing Hospital Medical Center
  • Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
  • Kingsbrook Medical Center
  • Lutheran Medical Center
  • Maimonides Medical Center

Government:

  • NYCDOHMH

Health Plans:

  • Elderplan
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPlus
  • Neighborhood Health Providers (NHP)
  • VidaCare

Long term/home care:

  • Jamaica Hospital Nursing Home (TRUMP)
  • Lutheran Augustana Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation
  • Metropolitan Jewish Geriatric Center
  • Rutland Nursing Home
  • Schulman and Schachne Institute for Nursing and Rehabilitation
  • Sephardic Nursing Home
  • Shorefront Jewish Geriatric Center
  • Empire State Home Care Services
  • First-to-Care Home Care
  • MJGC Home Care
  • MJHC Home Care
  • Visiting Nurse Services of New York
  • Visiting Nurse Association of Brooklyn
  • Brooklyn Hospital LTHHCP (Long Term Home Health Care Program)
  • Lutheran Augustana LTHHCP
  • MJGC LTHHCP
  • VNSNY LTHHCP
  • VNR LTHHCP

Health Centers/Physicians:

  • JH Medical Services
  • PC
  • Bedford Stuyvesant Family Health Center
  • Brookdale Family Care Center
  • Brownsville Multi Service Family Health Center
  • Community Health Care Network
  • Housing Works
  • ODA Primary Health Care Center
  • Sunset Park Health Council - Lutheran Family Health Centers
  • Brooklyn Plaza Medical Center
  • Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
  • MediSys Family Care Center
  • Urban Strategies/Brookdale Family Care Center

Organizations/Associations:

  • Association for Help of Retarded Children
  • Planned Parenthood of NYC
  • 1199 SEIU