Koble to Deploy Orion Health’s Precision Medicine Platform throughout Minnesota
New Health Information Organization to Deploy Orion Health’s
Precision Medicine Platform throughout Minnesota
Scottsdale, Ariz.—June 21, 2016—Orion
has signed an agreement with Minnesotastate-certified health information organization (HIO) Koble-MN to deploy itsAmadeus precision medicine platform.
Koble-MN enables patient health records in communities to be sharedamong a range of sector participants such as hospitals, medical practices, government agencies and insurers.The recently established HIO will look to achieve critical mass as it expandsand aims to be the leading HIO provider in the state of Minnesota which has a population of over 5.4 million.
OrionHealth CEO Ian McCrae said Koble-MN has adopted a collaborative model, working with stakeholders to provide the oversight required to ensure better healthcare outcomes for the State’s citizens through the sharing of healthcare information.
“By offeringthe Orion Health Amadeus platform, Koble-MN can ensure more comprehensive care coordination in Minnesota as it will provide multiple participants in the healthcare sector with state-wide access to accurate and real-time data,” said McCrae.
“Today thatdata is primarily the patient’s medical record; soon it will include information on an individual’s genetic, environmental and social background, which will be necessary for the practice of personalized care known as precision medicine,” added McCrae. 
Koble-MN presidentand CEO Chad Peterson said that together the Orion Health Amadeus precision medicine platform and Koble-MN services are a winning combination that will best serve the citizens of Minnesota’s health information exchange (HIE).
“Orion Healthtechnology is a proven leader in the U.S. healthcare sector and Koble-MN provides the hands-on service that is required to ensure implementation success and trusted ongoing support,” said Peterson.
OrionHealth president for North America Wayne Oxenham said the Amadeus platform is gaining favorable attention throughout the U.S. healthcare sector, with Koble-MN being the fifth significant agreement to deploy Amadeus in the U.S.
“TheAmadeus precision medicine platform assists HIEs such as Koble-MN to achieve greater sustainability for the important services they provide,” said Oxenham. “By utilizing shared core services and standards, Orion Health technology can greatly improve the collaboration among participating States and HIE organizations.”
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About Orion Health
Orion Health is a health technology company that providessolutions which enable healthcare to over 100 million patients in more than 25 countries. Its open technology platform Orion Health Amadeus seamlessly integrates all forms of relevant data to enable population and personalized healthcare around the world. The company employs over 1200 people globally and is committed to continual innovation, investing substantially in research and development to cement its position at the forefront of precision medicine. For more information visit www.orionhealth.com 
About Koble-MN

Koble-MNis a Minnesota state-certified Health Information Organization offering a robust health information exchange (HIE) to its participants. The Koble-MN HIE allows health care information to be shared between health care providers within a community or larger region. It allows clinical information to quickly move electronically between the different health care information systems that may be used by a patient's different providers (e.g., specialists, labs) while maintaining the privacy, security and accuracy of the information being exchanged.

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