Public Service Message

Better Information Means Better Care: Health Information Technology

Western New York Clinical Information Exchange (WYNCIE)

Award

  • $5.3 million

Use Cases

  • Interoperable EHR for Medicaid
  • Health Information Exchange for Public Health
  • Quality Reporting for Outcomes

Service Area

  • Western Berger Region:
    • Niagara
    • Orleans
    • Genesee
    • Wyoming
    • Allegany
    • Cattaraugus
    • Chautauqua
    • Erie
  • Greater Buffalo Niagara Region of NY, 8 rural and urban counties
  • Total population served: 1,562,561

Stakeholders

Hospitals/Hospital Organizations:

  • Catholic Health System
  • Lakeshore Hospital
  • Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Kaleida

Government:

  • Orleans
  • Buffalo & Erie County
  • Erie County DOH

Health Plans:

  • HealthNow
  • Independent Health
  • Univera/Excellus
  • Fidelis
  • Preferred Care

Long term/home care:

  • Elderwood Senior Care

Health Centers/Physicians:

  • Northwest Community Health Center
  • Buffalo Academy of Medicine
  • Buffalo Medical Group
  • Excelsior Orthopedics
  • Primary Care of WNY
  • Tri-County Family Medicine
  • Orchard Park Family Practice
  • WNY Pediatric & Oncology
  • PallIative Care of WNY
  • TLC Health Network

Organizations/Associations:

  • BAPHIE: Buffalo Area Physicians Health Information Exchange group
  • WNY
  • Health Care Association
  • State University of NY at Buffalo
  • Erie County Medical Society
  • Wegmans
  • Tops Markets
  • Rite Aid
  • HSBC
  • Western NY Public Health Alliance
  • Episcopal Church Home & Affiliates
  • Merrill Lynch Global Private Client Group
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  • Rural Area Health Information Center (A-HEC)
  • Ordway Research Institute
  • Upstate New York Professional Healthcare Information & Education Demonstration Project (UNYPHIED)
  • P2 Collaborative: Pursuing Perfection