As Florida gears up to combat the spread of the Zika virus, electronic health records vendor athenahealth has offered its technological capabilities to providers to help them identify patients who might be at risk of infection.

So far, athenahealth has identified more than 1,800 patients at risk, treated by 94 providers. In addition, the vendor is currently working with Borinquen Health Care Center of Miami-Dade County, which is home to one of the largest impacted populations with nearly 1,400 at-risk patients, according to athenahealth’s analysis, which it conducted using its cloud-based EHR.

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