Press Releases

SCL Health System's Denver Hospitals Now Connected to the CORHIO Health Information Exchange Network

(May 15, 2014)

CORHIO announced today that SCL Health System’s three Denver-areas hospitals have successfully connected to its health information exchange (HIE) network. The three hospitals include Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center in Lafayette, Exempla Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge and Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver. Combined, the hospitals provide care to more than 100,000 residents and last year reported more than 160,000 emergency room visits, over 400,000 outpatient visits and 45,000 inpatient hospitalizations.  MORE +

CORHIO Announces New Executive Director, Morgan Honea

(April 8, 2014)

CORHIO announced today that Morgan Honea was selected by the board of directors to be its Executive Director. Honea, who is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Plains Medical Center, will assume the executive leadership role with CORHIO on May 1, 2014.  MORE +

Mobile Medical Unit Using HIE to Improve Care, Reduce Costly Trips to the ER in South Metro Denver

(March 11, 2014)

CORHIO announced today that True North Health Navigation, the first mobile emergency medical unit of its kind in the state, is now accessing vital patient information through the health information exchange (HIE). While en route to non-life-threatening 911 calls, True North Health Navigation practitioners have access to complete patient medical histories, including recent treatments and medications. This allows practitioners to diagnose and treat patients with greater accuracy and safety while eliminating the cost of unnecessary trips to the emergency room.   MORE +

State's Largest Not-for-Profit Health Plan Joins Colorado Health Information Exchange

(February 18, 2014)

CORHIO announced today that Kaiser Permanente Colorado has signed an agreement to participate in the state-designated health information exchange (HIE) network. Participation in the CORHIO HIE provides Kaiser Permanente’s physicians and other clinical caregivers with additional information on their members when care is provided outside of the health plan’s centralized network.  MORE +

Coloradans With Behavioral Health Conditions to Benefit From Enhanced Health Information Technology

(January 23, 2014)

CORHIO, the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization, announced today that Rose Community Foundation is awarding CORHIO with a grant to improve health information exchange (HIE) for behavioral health practitioners and patients. The CORHIO HIE is a secure electronic network that enables health care practitioners to electronically share and access a patient’s complete medical history and provide patients with better care.  MORE +