FORT WORTH, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 12/13/13 -- Healthcare clinical data interoperability, exchange, and analytics continue to be top of mind for healthcare providers. Sandlot Solutions, a physician-developed healthcare information technology company, expanded its national reach and participation in statewide initiatives. The company announced today that it has been certified as a health data intermediary by the State of Minnesota's Office of the Commissioner of Health. Sandlot is now authorized to provide health information exchange services in Minnesota, through the operationalization of a record locator system (RLS) and the use of the company's full suite of Connect, Dimensions, Metrix and Care Manager offerings.
As part of the certification process, Sandlot will participate in the Statewide Shared Services Collaborative created by the Minnesota Department of Health, facilitating data sharing by providers and helping to decrease fragmentation and duplication in the delivery of healthcare.
"Sandlot's technology, resident in a secure, private cloud, allows us to help providers exchange the critical data they need, whether at the health system or statewide level," said Joe Casper, CEO, Sandlot Solutions. "In the area of health information exchange, Sandlot Solutions has a longer history than most. We're proud to be a part of achieving today's standards and helping to achieve the long-term vision of a national health information network. We are committed to promoting and advancing healthcare IT initiatives that ultimately lead to healthier individuals and communities, in Minnesota and across the country."
Sandlot's certification results from an extensive application and review process.
For more information on the Minnesota Department of Health, visit http://www.health.state.mn.us/.
About Sandlot Solutions
Sandlot Solutions is a physician-inspired healthcare IT company with the expertise to build the connection for any organization exchanging healthcare information to improve the quality of care, manage risk, and reduce costs supporting accountable care and other payment models. The company's configurable technology streamlines data-sharing, supporting provider organizations with health information exchange, data analytics and care management solutions. Visit sandlotsolutions.com for more information.