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Sandlot, LLC Adds Five Texas Hospitals to Its Health Information Exchange Platform

Fort Worth based HIE provider integrates five additional Texas Health Resources hospitals aiming to improve efficiency and clinical care.

Fort Worth, TX, September 08, 2011 --( Sandlot, LLC – a clinical health information technology company founded by practicing physicians – has added five Texas Health Resources (THR) hospitals to its health information exchange (HIE) platform, Sandlot Connect®. In addition to the seven THR hospitals already connected, the following THR hospitals have begun feeding clinical patient data into SandlotConnect:

· Texas Health Arlington Memorial
· Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen
· Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
· Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman
· Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano

Nearly 2 million patient records are housed in SandlotConnect, providing hospital emergency department physicians and other care providers a comprehensive, longitudinal view of real-time patient data to improve patient outcomes at all points of care.

“SandlotConnect’s clinical information is essential to practicing evidence-based decision making,” said Sandlot Chief Executive Officer, Kimberly Alise. “We’re excited to be able to expand our HIE platform to connect more hospitals and health care communities in North Texas. With more than 65,000 daily clinical transactions, SandlotConnect is proving enormously useful to clinical decision makers as they focus on improving patient outcomes and overall patient care delivery.”

SandlotConnect collects and distributes patient information to physicians and other care providers on disparate EMR systems, creating a truly community-wide, interoperable exchange. This comprehensive clinical data repository enhances accuracy and usability of care recommendations and assists care providers in achieving measurable improvement in quality.

By adopting and utilizing SandlotConnect, physicians and other care providers leverage sophisticated clinical decision support tools, engage in quality reporting and measurement, ensure accurate coding for billing and reimbursement purposes and access and other business intelligence tools to analyze the clinical and claims data.

About Sandlot, LLC
Sandlot, LLC is a leading clinical health information technology company founded by practicing physicians. Sandlot creates first choice, top-of-mind HIE systems and service solutions essential to accountable care that benefit patients, providers, and their communities. Sandlot’s HIE, SandlotConnect® contains nearly 2 million patients and combines patient clinical data – regardless of the source – to help physicians and healthcare delivery systems move the needle on quality improvement with clinical decision support and other business intelligence tools. For more information on Sandlot’s HIE products and services, call 800-370-1393 or visit today.

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