August 16th 2021
DirectTrustTM Initiative Recognizes Organizations, Teams, and Individuals That Make Significant Contributions to Drive Interoperability Advancements
BOSTON, MA (August 16, 2021) – PatientPing, an Appriss Health company and the nation’s leading care collaboration platform, is pleased to share that DirectTrust has named Jitin Asnaani, vice president, strategy and corporate development, an Interoperability Hero for the organization’s inaugural award program. DirectTrust is a non-profit healthcare industry alliance created to support secure, identity-verified electronic exchanges of protected health information (PHI) between provider organizations, and between providers and patients, for the purpose of improved coordination of care. The Interoperability Hero Initiative was established to recognize organizations, teams, and individuals advancing interoperability across the healthcare ecosystem.
Over the last decade, Jitin has been an advocate for electronic exchange of healthcare information for government, non-profit, health IT, and interoperability systems. For PatientPing, he has been a bridge creator and a collaborator to drive healthcare towards a more coordinated and interoperable future. To do so, he helps leads strategy for the expanding ecosystem of health IT innovators, in both the private and public sectors, and represents PatientPing as a member of DirectTrust Standards, Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC), Carequality, and CommonWell Health Alliance.
“I am proud to be named an Interoperability Hero by DirectTrust for my career in driving interoperable partnerships that facilitate corporate strategy, corporate development, strategic health IT partnerships, and federal government affairs,” explains Jitin Asnaani, vice president, strategy and corporate development at Appriss Health company PatientPing. “Together Appriss Health and PatientPing have an exciting road ahead of us as we continue to innovate interoperable solutions, backed by our national e-notifications network that utilizes multiple exchange mechanisms to make admission, discharge, and transfer care encounter notifications work effectively for payers and provider organizations.”
DirectTrust selected nominees to be an Interoperability Hero for their significant contributions to advancing interoperability, providing alternatives to fax, collaboration, for identity proofing, patient engagement, use of trust framework and for utilizing DirectTrust with other standards/networks (FHIR, Query, etc.). For additional information about DirectTrust’s Interoperability Hero initiative, visit bit.ly/DTinterophero.
DirectTrust™ is a non-profit, vendor-neutral alliance initially created by and for participants in the Direct community, including Health Information Service Providers (HISPs), Certificate Authorities (CAs), Registration Authorities (RAs), healthcare providers, consumers/patients, and Health IT vendors. DirectTrust serves as a governance forum, trust community, standards organization, and accreditation body for persons and entities engaged in exchange utilizing the Direct Standard™, supported by DirectTrust’s robust security and trust framework. The goal of DirectTrust is to develop, promote, and, as necessary, help enforce the rules and best practices necessary to maintain security and trust within the Direct Secure Messaging community. DirectTrust is committed to fostering widespread public confidence in the interoperable exchange of health information. To learn more, visit www.directtrust.org.
PatientPing is an innovative care collaboration platform that reduces the cost of healthcare and improves patient outcomes by seamlessly connecting providers to coordinate patient care. The platform enables providers to collaborate on shared patients through a comprehensive suite of solutions and allows provider organizations, health plans, governments, individuals, and the organizations supporting them to leverage real-time patient data to reach their shared goals of improving the efficiency of our healthcare system. PatientPing’s network connects over 1,250 hospitals, 7,800 post-acute care facilities, and hundreds of other providers such as Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), social and human service agencies, urgent cares, and behavioral health organizations among others. PatientPing was recently acquired by Appriss Health, a leader in cloud-based care coordination software and analytics solutions. Together, the companies deliver on a shared mission of enabling better care for patients across the physical and behavioral health continuum – connecting nearly one million healthcare professionals across all 50 states and virtually all care settings to facilitate care collaboration, improve patient outcomes, and lower total cost of care. Visit http://www.patientping.com/ to learn more.
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