Rockville, MD, July 18, 2012 — Secure Exchange Solutions and the Health Information Technology Division of the VI Department of Health launched this week a webinar series on Direct communications for healthcare providers.
The series educates providers on Direct, a national standard for the secure exchange of healthcare information that enables streamlined communications between all healthcare providers, improving quality of care by allowing for the immediate exchange of all types of healthcare information.
The webinar series is hosted by the Virgin Islands Department of Health along with Secure Exchange Solutions (SES), a certified Health Information Service Provider (HISP) that is providing the Direct exchange solution for the Virgin Islands Health Information Exchange (HIE).
The series will cover use cases in provider, hospital and laboratory environments, integrating Direct into current workflows and systems, using Direct for behavioral health and immunization reporting, and signing up and using Direct communications.
“Our first webinar this week provided background information on Direct and how it helps providers communicate more efficiently,” said Dan Kazzaz, CEO of Secure Exchange Solutions. “Direct- complaint products are being rolled out nationwide as healthcare providers realize the opportunity for improving care and lowering costs through electronic communications, and we are excited to take part in this educational series for providers in the U.S. Virgin Islands as they prepare to implement Direct.”
The webinar series began on July 17, 2012 continues bi-weekly through September 11, 2012.
About Secure Exchange Solutions (SES)
Secure Exchange Solutions (SES) offers simple, secure and scalable solutions for exchanging healthcare information via the Internet. SES is a committed member of the Direct Project and helps healthcare providers meet the requirements for Meaningful Use initiatives. SES products expedite healthcare communications, improving quality of care, optimizing care transitions, speeding up payments and reducing reliance on costly fax, courier and express mail services. For more information, please visit www.secureexsolutions.com.