Mount Sinai Health System selects InterSystems HealthShare as informatics platform for long-term growth
Mount Sinai Health System, an integrated health system, has selected InterSystems HealthShare as its interoperability platform for long-term growth. HealthShare will also support Mount Sinai’s objectives to participate in government programs and value-based contracts to improve care quality, availability and efficiency.
Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated healthcare system providing exceptional medical care to local and global communities. Encompassing the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and seven hospital campuses in the New York metropolitan area, as well as a large, regional ambulatory footprint, Mount Sinai is recognized for excellence in research, patient care, and education across a range of specialties.
Because of changing reimbursement models, healthcare providers are increasingly consolidating into larger integrated delivery networks, hoping to achieve economies of scale and operating efficiency. However, consolidation has become more difficult because providers have a variety of information systems in place, many of which are mission-critical. For healthcare organizations, bringing together these systems and the vital information they contain is a daunting task.
Additionally, the need to gather data and share it across an expanding spectrum of care providers has grown along with current efforts to increase availability of home care, community-based interventions, and behavioral health resources. This need has accelerated sharply with recent government programs centered around care delivery reform.