Quest Diagnostics Returns to Delaware Health Information Network
DOVER, Del.—August 26, 2019—Delaware Health Information Network (DHIN) and Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, recently announced a new agreement which extends Quest’s participation as a data provider in Delaware, submitting lab results and clinical data to DHIN.
As a result of this agreement, Quest results will be made available to healthcare practitioners statewide through DHIN delivery channels and the Community Health Record’s searchable patient catalog, providing care providers with more actionable information to help improve patient outcomes.
The first operational statewide health information exchange in the nation, DHIN provides an electronic network through which hospitals, physicians, laboratories and other clinical entities quickly and securely exchange clinical results and reports. Since its inception in 2007, DHIN has evolved to offer nearly twenty distinct services, in addition to results delivery, to the healthcare community.
Quest serves one in three adult Americans and half the physicians and hospitals in the United States.
“The DHIN-Quest connection solidifies the continuity of access to critical medical information relied upon by thousands of care providers and the patients they serve in Delaware and the surrounding region,” says Randy Farmer, Chief Operating Officer, DHIN. “DHIN is deeply appreciative for the continued engagement of our Quest colleagues and looks forward to working closely with Quest for many years to come.”
DHIN, the Delaware Health Information Network was the first live, statewide health information exchange in the nation. Launched in 2007, today it serves all of Delaware’s acute care hospitals and nearly 100% of the state’s medical providers. More than 14,000,000 clinical results and reports are delivered through DHIN each year. There are over three million unique patients with results on DHIN, including patients from all 50 states. DHIN shares real-time clinical information to improve patient outcomes, eliminate the duplication of services and reduce the cost of healthcare. For more information about DHIN, visit www.DHIN.org or call 302-678-0220. Please also visit us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram (@DHIN_hie).
About Quest Diagnostics
Quest Diagnostics empowers people to take action to improve health outcomes. Derived from a robust research and development program and the world’s largest database of clinical lab results, our diagnostic insights reveal new avenues to identify and treat disease, inspire healthy behaviors and improve health care management. Quest annually serves one in three adult Americans and half the physicians and hospitals in the United States, and our 46,000 employees understand that, in the right hands and with the right context, our diagnostic insights can inspire actions that transform lives. For more information, please visit www.QuestDiagnostics.com.