Monthly archive for December 2017

HIE Networks Announces Addition of First California Client to Use Communication Suite

We are honored to announce that Silver Lake Medical Center selected HIE Networks to provide Communication Suite services to their 212-bed hospital and urgent care center in downtown Los Angeles, California. In announcing the partnership, Zach Finn, Chief Operations and Technology Officer said, “HIE Networks and our team of workflow engineers look forward to assisting the staff of Silver Lake Medical Center to enhance care coordination and communication within their facility.” With patient needs becoming increasingly more complex, Michael Phillips, Chief Executive Officer at Silver Lake Medical Center, says close collaboration and effective communication is key to achieving positive outcomes.

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HIE Networks Brings Medical Communications into the Future

Too many medical provider offices are woefully behind the times when it comes to electronic communications, according to a recently published news story. “Most industries abandoned the fax machine in the 1990s, and for good reason. Fax machines are terrible at sending data. Busy signals interfere. Printouts are blurry. And sometimes faxes go to the wrong place entirely,” reported the online newsletter “Vox” in an expose published earlier this fall. In, “The fax of life / It’s 2017. Why does American medicine still run on fax machines?” the reporter, Sarah Kliff, details the type of horror stories many office encounter

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