Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston (N.Y.) have joined HEALTHeLINK, bringing the number of hospitals participating in the Buffalo region's health information exchange to 16.

The new partners extend the HIE into Niagara County. Information available includes laboratory and radiology results, prescription histories and transcribed reports. Other members of HEALTHeLINK include Quest Laboratories, Kaleida Health, Catholic Health, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Erie County Medical Center and WCA Hospital.

Approximately 70,000 individuals in the region have signed consent forms to enable their information to be accessible via the HIE. More information is available at

--Joseph Goedert


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