SUNNYVALE, California, April 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Health Gorilla, a leader in clinical data APIs, and Triple-S, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and the largest health insurance company in Porto Rico, today announced a strategic collaboration to gain two-way access to clinical data to improve quality, reduce costs and improve the member experience.
Triple-S manages the care of nearly one million members in Porto Rico, Costa Rica, and the US Virgin Islands through a broad portfolio of managed care products in the Commercial, Government Health Plan and Medicare Advantage markets under the Blue Cross Blue Shield brand. Through this partnership, Triple-S will deploy the Health Gorilla interoperability platform and associated payer API solutions to 1) make data easily accessible to providers and patients through their authorized applications, and 2) retrieve data comprehensive clinics, including events such as patient admissions or discharges, health care records, lab results, X-ray results, and EHR / EMR systems encounter data to remove barriers to collaboration, information and quality of care.
By leveraging Health Gorilla’s technology, Triple-S can apply structured health data to improve the patient experience, gain greater visibility into the care being delivered across its network, and reduce provider administrative burden by automating the process. data access.
“We are absolutely delighted to be working with Triple-S to help streamline access to clinical data and support payor compliance with new CMS regulations,” said Steve yaskin, CEO and co-founder of Health Gorilla. “Our technology platform and APIs make it easy and efficient to retrieve and share data through a single FHIR endpoint, modernizing the way payors manage quality and costs. “
“We have embarked on a multi-year strategic partnership with Health Gorilla to collect and share clinical data using modern FHIR-based methods,” said Pedro Aponte Gil De Lamadrid, Chief Information Officer of Triple-S. “The interoperability of clinical data has become a central solution to maximize quality and minimize costs across our network. We look forward to deploying Health Gorilla to better serve our patients and providers.
The implementation of the technology began in March 2021, which includes integrations between participating Triple-S vendors, authorized developers, and diagnostic vendors. Health Gorilla is currently the largest provider of interoperability solutions in Porto Rico through partnerships with the island’s major health systems, health IT developers and government organizations.
About Health Gorilla
Founded in 2014, Health Gorilla is a secure interoperability solution that enables the entire healthcare ecosystem – patients, payers, providers, digital healthcare solutions and laboratories – to seamlessly share healthcare data. and aggregate the complete clinical history of each patient in one place. With enterprise-grade patient identity matching, an unprecedented patient index and industry-leading security, the Health Gorilla network enables providers to easily extract their patient information from any other clinical records system. . Based in Silicon Valley, Health Gorilla works with healthcare organizations around the world, helping them bring together the clinical data they need to provide the best and most appropriate care for their patients. For more information visit www.healthgorilla.com or follow us on Twitter @HealthGorilla.
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