About Us 2018-07-19T12:42:51+00:00

ABOUT US

Our History

IEHIO was formed in March 2017, following the merger of Inland Empire Health Information Exchange (IEHIE) and Cal INDEX to form Manifest MedEx (MX), a statewide HIE. IEHIO is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. Riverside County Medical Association, a 501(c)6 organization, provides fiscal and administrative services to IEHIO.

Directors serving on the IEHIO Board include Chair Leroy Ounanian MD., Beaver Medical Group; Vice Chair Jennifer Sayles MD., IEHP Chief Medical Officer; Secretary of Treasure Tarek Mahdi MD., Riverside Family Physicians; Michael Deering IEHP Chief Information Officer; Richard Rajaratnam MD., Chief Integration Officer LLUHS; Vikram Kumar MD., RUHS Chief Information Officer; Lynette Beckendahl, Vice President Riverside Medical Clinic; Alison Elson, Executive Director San Bernardino County Medical Society; and Dolores Green, Executive Director Riverside County Medical Association.

Roles and Responsibilities

IEHIO’s purpose is two-fold. One to provide linkage between healthcare stakeholders in the Inland Empire and Manifest MedEX (MX) to drive HIE utilization in ways that address local priorities and use cases for sharing data; to continue to expand HIE participation in the Inland Empire; to coordinate data sharing services for treatment at the point of care; to coordinate for care management and population health analytics specific to participant needs and programs; and to promote a community-wide data sharing model that improves healthcare for all residents of the Inland Empire.

The IEHIO will provide regional linkage support between healthcare stakeholders in the Inland Empire and Manifest MedEx to:

Drive HIE utilization in ways that address local priorities and use cases for sharing data.
Continue to expand HIE participation in the Inland Empire.
Coordinate data sharing services for treatment at the point of care.
Coordinate for care management and population health analytics specific to participant needs and programs.
Promote a community-wide data sharing model that improves healthcare for all residents of the Inland Empire.

IEHIO is positioned to expand its services to support IEHP’s Health IT projects through its “Inland Empire Care Connect” program whose mission is to connect providers to data, patients to resources, and the community to better care.