Press Releases

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 +

All of Colorado's Largest Medical Laboratories Now Participating With CORHIO Health Info. Exchange

(September 11, 2013)

CORHIO, the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization, announced today that Quest Diagnostics is now connected to its health information exchange (HIE), and as a result all of the largest medical laboratories are now participating in the network that links health care providers throughout the state. Quest Diagnostics is the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services. The company operates a clinical laboratory in Denver that serves patients in Colorado. “Given our long-standing commitment to Colorado, we are proud to participate in the exchange. and look forward to delivering diagnostic insights that help drive better health for patients and providers in the state,” said Stuart Smith, Regional Vice President, Commercial, Quest Diagnostics.  MORE +