Weekly Feature

2016-04-14 / Business

Depew business joins HEALTHeLINK

Transit Hill Pharmacy, located in Depew, is one of the newest participants in HEALTHeLINK, a clinical information exchange in Western New York.

Currently more than 4,000 physicians, all of the area hospitals, and many independent laboratory and radiology practices are connected to HEALTHeLINK, with a goal of improving the quality of care, enhancing patient safety and reducing health care costs, according to a release from the network.

With patient consent, participating physicians can securely and electronically access clinical information on the patients they are treating at the point of care. Approximately 810,000 Western New Yorkers have signed a consent form to provide treating medical professionals with this access through HEALTHeLINK.

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