The W. W. Caruth, Jr. Foundation at Communities Foundation of Texas awarded Parkland Foundation and Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation (PCCI) a grant of up to $12 million to build the Dallas Information Exchange Portal (IEP). The Dallas IEP is a revolutionary electronic platform that will transform the delivery of health care, drastically improve the health of the community and serve as a model for the state and the country.
“Our belief is that the Dallas IEP represents a radical technological vision for cross-sector, Metroplex-wide patient care,” said Dr. Ruben Amarasingham, President and Chief Executive Officer of PCCI. “We are incredibly humbled to receive this grant – and to reinvent the way health care can be delivered."
The Dallas IEP is designed to be a seamless, secure network for sharing the most relevant patient-approved data across medical and social service sectors. The IEP also incorporates artificial intelligence features that interpret patient data, predict the risk of adverse events and recommend targeted interventions.
Having access to such information will enable care providers to reach across sectors to address risk factors such as homelessness, poverty, food assistance, mental health, chronic disease, mobility and aging, particularly for the most vulnerable patients – a true breakthrough in the fields of medicine and social service.
The Dallas IEP’s phased launch between 2014 and 2019 will connect up to 12 local social service and health care organizations, starting with Parkland.
To learn more about the Dallas IEP, visit iep.pccipieces.org.