Social Security Administration (SSA) Selects Veradigm eChart Courier™ to Automate Medical Chart Retrieval
Secure web services connection between SSA and Veradigm to reduce patient health record retrieval time from weeks or days to just minutes for millions of patient-authorized requests.
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SSA Disability Determination Services (DDS) processes millions of disability applications each year and makes millions of patient-authorized requests annually for health records from healthcare providers to support all levels of the disability adjudication process.
This agreement allows SSA to electronically request and receive electronic health records through the Veradigm Network solution, Veradigm eChart Courier™, thereby eliminating the need to allocate time and resources for manual medical record requests. Leveraging interoperability within the disability process also minimizes provider burden for record collection, accelerates adjudication timelines and allows for improved customer experience for SSA applicants and beneficiaries.
“Veradigm eChart Courier™ will enable SSA to leverage health information technology to automate the request and receipt of data to reduce patient health record retrieval time from weeks or days to just minutes,” says
Establishing a direct web services connection between SSA and Veradigm will give more healthcare providers the capability to receive standardized electronic requests for health records, along with a patient’s authorization to release those records, and to respond automatically.
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