Nebraska Health Information Organization and Capital Area RHIO to Share HIE Perspective

San Jose, CA June 21, 2010 – Axolotl Corp., the nationwide leader in health information exchange (HIE) solutions and services, will participate at the Mid-Western region Healthcare Stimulus Exchange (HSX) conference in Chicago, June 22-23, 2010. The Chicago HSX conference will provide pragmatic and actionable insight into Federal Policy and Incentive Programs on regional connected health strategies that are underway in the Mid-West region of the U.S.

At the conference, Axolotl customers, Deb Bass, Interim Executive Director of the Nebraska Health Information Organization (NeHII) and Valerie Glesnes-Anderson, Acting Director for Capital Area RHIO in Michigan will participate in a panel discussion about Health Information Exchange challenges and benefits from a hospital, RHIO and state perspective. The speakers will share their HIE perspective, what works, what doesn’t and their long term plans.

The conference program will deliver the latest information from the leading regional organizations that have already embarked on their health care IT and information exchange strategies, and will be sharing their approaches and early successes.

Event: Mid-Western Healthcare Stimulus Exchange (HSX) Conference – Chicago

Date:Tuesday, June 22 – Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Location: Hyatt Regency O’Hare,9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Rosemont, Illinois, 60018

Panel Discussion: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 – 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Topic: Health Information Exchange Challenges and Benefits from a Hospital, RHIO and State Perspective

Speakers: Deb Bass, Interim Executive Director, Nebraska Health Information Organization

Valerie Glesnes-Anderson, Acting Director, Capital Area RHIO

Note to Press:

Please contact Elvia Watts at to schedule a meeting with the executives during the conference.

For more information about how to register for the Mid-West Healthcare Stimulus Exchange (HSX) conference, visit

About Axolotl Corp

Founded in 1995, Axolotl Corp. is North America’s leading provider of browser-based products and services for secure health information exchange and management. Its Elysium® Exchange suite of solutions enables health care providers to instantly share information, reduce costs, and improve quality and efficiency.

Elysium helps thousands of health care entities—including hospitals, health systems, regional health information organizations (RHIOs/HIEs), clinics, laboratories, radiology centers and physician practices—to securely exchange clinical information for more than 35 million patients. Elysium’s community-wide Master Patient Index, EdgeServer(s), Interoperability Hub (I-Hub), Community Virtual Health Record (VHR), and ambulatory EMR with integrated e-Prescribing are all provided as a software service (SaaS). Axolotl-employed U.S.-based transcriptionists, combined with an integrated NLP engine, provide high-quality medical transcription services for acute and ambulatory care environments connected to Elysium HIEs.

Axolotl is based in San Jose and best known for introducing Clinical Messaging®, now at the heart of all advanced health information exchange. For more information visit and follow us on Twitter at: