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The North Coast Health Improvement and Information Network Launches NinePatch™ Community Information Exchange Solution Powered by QS Systems® 

Feb 11, 2022 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

Non-profit health IT and Community Health improvement Company launches care coordination and referral services on a streamlined resource, health, and information platform to better serve their community. 

(Eureka, CA and Grand Junction, CO): QS Systems, a Community Information Exchange (CIE) solution provider, announced today that their partner, the North Coast Health Improvement and Information Network (NCHIIN), a California non-profit providing both health information exchange and health improvement in Humboldt County, is officially live on the NinePatch platform powered by QS Systems.  This milestone is a major move for NCHIIN on its mission to improve health throughout Humboldt County. 

“Our decision to go with NinePatch was based on our belief of superior functionality and we feel that that is a reality. We have found that to be true as we have had time to learn and understand the platform.” says Martin Love, CEO at NCHIIN. “I think the product and idea of a CIE and the opportunity to work on that as a community, really does make it a Community Information Exchange… It was very, very gratifying.”

This news comes in the wake of many recent initiatives and accomplishments of NCHIIN, including accomplishing a co-design and engagement initiative with their community partners to help prepare for this launch with QS Systems throughout Humboldt County. 

“Today our collective teams took a moment to enjoy this impressive milestone,” said Leigh Sterling, CEO of QS Systems. “It has been an absolute delight to work with the NCHIIN team and witness their passion and commitment to the people of Humboldt County. This has also been a testament to the power and flexibility of the NinePatch platform to extend the value of a Health Information Exchange (HIE) and combine clinical, behavior and social data with closed-loop referral and care management tools.”

QS System®’s NinePatch™ platform has been successfully implemented in western Colorado, white-labeled as Community Resource Network since July 2020.  In 2019, Community Resource Network won second place out of 114 teams nationally in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s SDoH innovation competition.  

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