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eHealth Exchange connects to PULSE-COVID

The eHealth Exchange, the nationwide health information network, has on-boarded PULSE-COVID, an adaptation of Patient Unified Lookup System for Emergencies (PULSE) for public health and clinician access. PULSE is a health IT disaster response platform, which was deployed during the response to the California wild fires of 2017, 2018, and 2019. Developed by Audacious Inquiry and an initiative of The Sequoia Project, the modified PULSE-COVID allows verified users (e.g., public health authorities and clinical providers) to find and view electronic patient health and medication histories from across the eHealth Exchange network, which includes more than 60 regional and state health information exchanges and 75 percent of all hospitals in the U.S. With a simple search on PULSE-COVID, users can access and view clinical care documents including medications, allergies, diagnoses, lab results, and other relevant information to augment clinical care, identify patient comorbidities, and fill in gaps related to patient health or demographic characteristics. Users can also use PULSE-COVID to access clinical histories for patients in non-routine care settings such as quarantine centers and other alternate care sites.
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  • COVID-19
  • eHealth Exchange
  • Nationwide Network
  • Public Health
  • Sequoia Project
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