Informatics Corporation of America

Informatics Corporation of America ( ICA ) is a privately held information technology organization headquartered in Nashville , Tennessee . It serves integrated delivery systems(IDNs), health information exchanges (HIEs), individual hospitals, Independent Practice Associations (IPAs) and Regional Health Information Systems (RHIOs). In 2000, some of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) practicing physicians teamed with informatics professionals to develop two complementary software applications-dubbed StarChart and StarPanel-to aggregate and organize medical data, And to improve communication and clinical decision-making within a single interface. [1] This technology has allowed VUMC to improve the efficiency and communication processes in order to deliver cohesive care across the medical center and its affiliated clinics and physicians’ practices. [2] Continue Reading “Informatics Corporation of America”