Family Services of Chemung County Goes Live with Web Portal Access

December 23rd, 2015 - Family Services of Chemung County went live with access to HealthlinkNY’s Health Information Exchange (HIE) via the Web Portal on December 15th. Access to the portal provides Family Services of Chemung County with a detailed picture of a patient’s medical history through a comprehensive community health record.

The community health record facilitated by the HealthlinkNY HIE contains all of the essential information a doctor requires when developing a plan of care. This community record brings together data on past medical encounters, immunizations, medications, test results, and specific medical conditions recorded in a patient’s medical history. This information is collected from the various providers linked to the portal and can be accessed at any connected provider location.

The location of Chemung County is on the outer edge of the HealthlinkNY region. For patients, the HealthlinkNY Web Portal’s Statewide Patient Record Lookup feature connects health information from providers across the state regardless of region. This means that no matter where in New York State that a patient has received care, their provider at Chemung County Family Services can query their complete electronic health record from anywhere across the state. Family Services of Chemung County has serviced the population of Chemung County for more than 150 years. They offer a wide range of services to assist families and individuals throughout the community. HealthlinkNY is confident that this connection will prove to be a vital asset for furthering Chemung County Family Services’ goal of a healthy, happy, and productive community. 

Click here to learn more about Family Services of Chemung County.