Manifest MedEx Network Now Sharing Health Records For More Than Half of Californians

Nonprofit network provides critical COVID-19 services including COVID-19+ alerts, tools to identify high-risk patients, and longitudinal care records Emeryville, Calif. – October 19, 2020 — Nonprofit health data network Manifest MedEx (MX) is announcing today that it is now sharing health records for 23 million people, more than half (58%) the population of California, through its…

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Here Are Four Ways California Can Improve Our Health Data Challenges

California has had strong leadership in the COVID-19 pandemic. But, like other states, we are struggling to get COVID-19 data right. Between the disclosure of a missing backlog of a quarter of a million lab results and announcement of a $15.3 million six-month contract with Optum to fix COVID-19 data, California is reckoning with health information issues. With decisive…

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The Interstate Highway System: A Model for Investing in U.S. Health Care

Driving from California to Vermont, as I did this summer, offers time to think and plenty to look at. The vast interstate highway system that I followed for much of my journey, championed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, was created in large part by the Federal-Aid Highway Act in 1956, which declared that building this highway system…

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COVID-19 Lab Notifications in MX Notify

Primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, home care workers, case managers — these providers make up the backbone of the healthcare system, ensuring that all of us, and especially our most vulnerable, receive the care we need to be healthy.  They have an instrumental role to play in preventing the spread of COVID-19 and helping patients…

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Manifest MedEx is here to help during COVID-19

We want to take a moment to express our deep thanks and gratitude to all working on the front lines to protect our communities, heal our loved ones during the COVID-19 crisis, and flatten the curve of the pandemic. While this is a profoundly challenging time, we are heartened by the deep collaboration and generosity…

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Reducing “Chart Chases” for Quality Measures

Each year, health plans play an unwanted game of “chart chasing” with their provider partners. It is a time and resource intensive effort that is painful for health plans and providers alike. Learn about one Northern California-based health plan’s unique approach to addressing healthcare data extraction and curation issues that were impacting their quality performance.

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California’s Health Data Network Celebrates Dr. Gilbert’s New Role with DHCS

EMERYVILLE, Calif.–Manifest MedEx applauds Governor Gavin Newsom’s appointment of Bradley P. Gilbert, M.D., as the director of the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS). Dr. Gilbert is a long-time advocate of interoperability to support better patient care. He served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Manifest MedEx. The organization supports clinical and…

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