MaxMD, MedAllies and Surescripts Named Platinum Sponsors of 6th Annual DirectTrust Networking Reception at HIMSS19

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DirectTrust is pleased to announce MaxMD, MedAllies, and Surescripts as Platinum Sponsors of its 6th annual networking reception during HIMSS19, which will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, February 11-15. DirectTrust is a non-profit health care industry alliance created to advance the sharing of personal health information (PHI) between provider organizations, and between providers and patients, for the purpose of improved transitions of care, care efficiency and coordination, patient satisfaction and reducing healthcare cost.

"We are privileged to count MaxMD, MedAllies, and Surescripts among DirectTrust’s 113 members, and honored to have these esteemed companies serve as Platinum Sponsors of our 6th annual HIMSS networking reception," said DirectTrust President and CEO Scott Stuewe. "These organizations are dedicated to promoting and enhancing interoperability of healthcare information exchange. In doing so, they are advancing the use of Direct interoperability, and ensuring its continued adoption as an easy and economical to use means of sharing data for care coordination and a multitude of other purposes." 

MaxMD is a leading provider of secure healthcare information exchange technology and interoperability solutions. As one of the first companies in the country to achieve full accreditation through the Direct Trusted Agent Accreditation Program (DTAAP) developed by DirectTrust and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), MaxMD operates as a Health Information Service Provider (HISP), Certificate Authority (CA) and Registration Authority (RA). A DirectTrust member since 2012, MaxMD is committed to providing secure interoperability solutions that enable superior coordinated care for healthcare practices, organizations, hospital systems, patients and HIT application service providers.

MedAllies is a leading health information service provider that connects healthcare organizations, their patients and their business partners in support of direct interoperability across all certified EHR vendor products for the secure exchange of authenticated personal health information over the internet. An ONC Direct Reference Implementation Vendor and DirectTrust member since 2012, MedAllies also provides EHR implementations, primary care, specialty, and medical neighborhood medical home transformation support to improve clinical care.

Surescripts is a leading health information network that connects doctor’s offices, hospitals, pharmacists, and health plans through an integrated and technology neutral platform.  Surescripts partners with virtually all electronic health records (EHRs), pharmacy benefit managers, pharmacies and clinicians, plus an increasing number of health plans, long-term and post-acute care organizations and specialty pharmacy organizations. Each year, Surescripts transmits nearly 14 billion transactions, including nearly 4.8 million e-prescriptions daily. Surescripts has been a DirectTrust member since 2012.

DirectTrust's 6th annual networking reception will be held on February 12 at the Rosen Centre Salon 1, from 6:30-9:00pm EST. Approximately 100 guests are expected to attend.

About DirectTrust
DirectTrust is a six-year old, non-profit, vendor neutral, self-regulatory entity initially created by and for participants in the Direct community, including Health Internet Service Providers (HISPs), Certificate Authorities (CAs), Registration Authorities (RAs), doctors, patients and vendors, and supports both provider-to-provider as well as patient-to-provider Direct exchange. In the period 2013 to 2015, DirectTrust was the recipient of a Cooperative Agreement Award from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) as part of the Exemplar HIE Governance Program. DirectTrust serves as a forum and governance body for persons and entities engaged in the Direct exchange of electronic health information as part of the Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN). DirectTrust's Security and Trust Framework is the basis for the voluntary accreditation of service providers implementing Direct health information exchange. 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 community, consistent with the HITECH Act and the governance rules for the NwHIN established by ONC. DirectTrust is committed to fostering widespread public confidence in the interoperable exchange of health information. To learn more, visit