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PHIX Health Information Exchange

PHIX (formerly known as the Paso del Norte Health Information Exchange) is a non-profit organization created with the mission of improving health through collaboration and technology. Members of PHIX improve health care through the secure sharing of privacy-protected health information. Members include hospitals, physicians, allied health providers, outpatient clinics, pharmacies, labs, and imaging centers.

In today’s healthcare environment, the ability to exchange health information electronically is a basic and critical capacity needed to ensure that physicians have the right data at the right time to make optimal clinical decisions for their patients.

To learn more about PHIX HIE, visit phixnetwork.org.

Program Lead: Tracy J. Yellen


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A Case for Public Multi-Unit Housing to go Smoke-Free

September 21, 2018

A few years ago, through the Smokefree Initiative of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation (Health Foundation), the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) took all subsidized public multi-unit housings (MUH) smoke-free. Public health students were trained to survey public housing residents and built a case…

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