HealthPort, IOD, Care Communications, ECS merge into new company CIOX Health

The four vendors, who announced the news at HIMSS16, seek to create a single access point for patient information.
By Bill Siwicki
11:43 AM

CIOX Health launched Tuesday at the HIMSS16 Conference and Exhibition with the vision of advancing the way health information is managed. The company, created by the 2015 merger of HealthPort, IOD Inc., Care Communications Inc. and ECS, offers a variety of services in release of information, record retrieval and health information management, and serves more than 18,000 provider sites, 100 health plans and 1 million unique requesters of patient information, the company said.

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“CIOX Health is the single largest nexus for meaningful health information in the country,” contended Vishal Agrawal, chief growth officer and president of health plan solutions at CIOX Health. “As a technology-enabled services company, we are uniquely positioned to bring consent-driven access to all those who need it—regardless of location, EHR or health system affiliation.”

CIOX Health offers products and services that assist in the management and exchange of health information with the aim of increasing efficiency, speed, quality and security, and positively impacting the bottom line. The company delivers expertise in information exchange, workflow, coding, and audit management technology and services.

“We’ve unveiled a new name and brand because we’re the combination of four best-in-class companies, and we are driving a transformation in the way health information is managed,” said Matthew Bennett, CIOX Health CEO.

CIOX Health is demonstrating its technology in booth #6021 at the HIMSS16 Conference & Exhibition.

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This story is part of our ongoing coverage of the HIMSS16 conference. Follow our live blog for real-time updates, and visit Destination HIMSS16 for a full rundown of our reporting from the show. For a selection of some of the best social media posts of the show, visit our Trending at #HIMSS16 hub.

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