It is estimated that 2.7-3.9 million people in the United States have chronic Hepatitis C. Hepatitis C is fatal for one in five people. This translates to 780,000 deaths related to Hepatis C.
Allows participants to electronically deliver demographic and test order information for specimens that were sent to the state lab for testing and receive those results more quickly.
Lab results must be presented in a timely manner and in a usable, actionable format. Utilization of a statewide lab results exchange can help improve the quality, efficiency, and cost of healthcare.
More complete, consistent, timely, and actionable information helps address the increasing demands of physicans. In the age of EHRs, there is an opportunity to leverage health information infrastructure to provide timely, actionable clinical decision support information automatically by applying computable biomedical knowledge