Ptolemy Data Systems, the information technology company based out of Sheridan, is sponsoring a conference to discuss the status of establishing a state-wide Health Information Exchange Network. Jesus Rios, Executive Vice President of Ptolemy Data, says Wyoming is currently only one of two states without a state-wide HIE network:
He says that an HIE network would improve patient safety and quality by reducing disparities between healthcare providers. He also says that although many healthcare facilities across the state have gone towards establishing electronic medical records systems internally:
The conference is scheduled for October 14th and 15th in Casper and is free for all administrators, physicians and IT professionals working in the healthcare industry.
For more information, go to: http://www.WyomingHIE.com