MedEx Manifest to Support California’s Public Health Reporting System


The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has selected Manifest Medex Health Data Network to implement a solution to securely ingest and process electronic lab results for the new report and exchange of CDPH Surveillance and Public Health Information (SaPHIRE).

Launched in 2020, SaPHIRE, formerly known as California COVID-19 Reporting System, was developed to collect, track and report COVID-19 laboratory results, complementing CalREDIE, California’s disease registry system. Over 400 independent, hospital and outpatient laboratories and other entities submit lab results directly to SaPHIRE.

This spring, CDPH solicited a RFP and awarded Manifest MedEx a nonprofit contract to build a health data solution to address SaPHIRE’s high-volume challenges and standardize lab data. to ensure usability, scalability, and extensibility to support additional data sources and data types in the system. The contract is for three years with options to extend for an additional two years.

Manifest MedEx has partnered with Diameter Health and Lyniate to create a state-of-the-art solution for data processing, data normalization, and a range of ongoing reporting of data quality and volume metrics. The solution is hosted in its HITRUST-certified Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment and routes processed lab data directly to CDPH for use in the Department’s downstream systems.

The migration of existing data reporters to the new system is underway and should be completed by the end of the year.

“We are honored to provide a world-class solution to the California Department of Public Health, and we look forward to supporting the department with ongoing, high-quality data that will inform their efforts to keep Californians safe now and in the future. future,” Erica said. Galvez, CEO of Manifest MedEx, in a statement.

Manifest MedEx combines and delivers health information to 32 million Californians at more than 125 hospitals, 12 health plans, and 1,500 outpatient providers statewide.


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