The Memphis-based MidSouth eHealth Alliance in 2004 received a federal grant to develop a demonstration data exchange platform with informatics professionals at Vanderbilt Medical Center. The exchange developed to link 14 emergency departments and primary care physicians, and has logged data on more than 7 million encounters for 2.8 million patients.

Now with the grant period ending, MidSouth eHealth Alliance has signed a multi-year contract to migrate to a since-commercialized version of the platform, called CareAlign, from Informatics Corp. of America in Nashville.

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