– Health Gorilla and WellVia partner to enable new data exchange capabilities to power clinical record retrieval and lab ordering.
– Through this collaboration, WellVia can control its user experience while using Health Gorilla’s APIs on the back-end to power new product functionality.
Today, Health Gorilla, a provider of clinical data APIs, and WellVia, a telehealth company announced a partnership that enables new data exchange capabilities within the WellVia telehealth platform. As part of the partnership, WellVia will utilize Health Gorilla’s FHIR APIs to equip healthcare providers with a bi-directional exchange of clinical data and a seamless process of placing lab orders for patients.
WellVia’s Use of Health Gorilla’s Clinical Data APIs
WellVia connects patients to board-certified physicians and behavioral health specialists through phone, mobile devices, and video, 24/7. To further support the delivery of comprehensive care, WellVia’s use of Health Gorilla’s clinical data APIs will power several new workflows within the virtual platform. The Patient360 API will empower providers with a deeper clinical context through real-time access to medical records spanning a vast network of care sites and EMR systems. The Lab Network API enables providers to place lab orders and receive structured test results from a large network of diagnostic vendors. Health Gorilla’s APIs will provide WellVia providers with the right data at the right time – resulting in the highest quality of care being delivered to patients.
Controlling User Experience Using Health Gorilla’s APIs
WellVia’s telehealth platform currently supports thousands of providers and over 3.5 million members spanning all 50 states. Through this collaboration, WellVia can control its user experience while using Health Gorilla’s APIs on the back-end to power new product functionality. FHIR APIs enable developers to connect their products to Health Gorilla’s secure data network enabling seamless integration within complex healthcare provider ecosystems. WellVia will use these APIs to introduce new offerings within its platform being used by health plans, health systems, employers, patients, and providers, eliminating paper-based workflows and streamlining care operations. Health Gorilla’s API documentation is publicly accessible at developer.healthgorilla.com.
“A growing number of health technology developers use our FHIR-based APIs to connect their products to our national data network, eliminating the need to build one-off interfaces.” said Steve Yaskin, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Health Gorilla. “We’re thrilled about our collaboration with WellVia and the opportunity to enhance the functionality available to the patients and providers using the WellVia platform.”