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Allscripts subsidiary partners with MIB for life insurance data exchange

February 11, 2019 / Mike Miliard

ORLANDO – Veradigm, which was launched this past November as a rebrand of Allscripts' payer and life sciences division, announced a new partnership today at HIMSS19 to work with MIB, which provides data-driven risk management services for the life insurance industry. Through the agreement MIB's electronic health record will gain access to medical data via Veradigm’s eChart Courier service, helping its 400 U.S. life insurance members manage the underwriting process. Veradigm's eChart Courier helps with medical chart retrieval by automating the process, exchanging encrypted records electronically. MIB will leverage that technology to  provide EHR data to life insurers, when authorized to do so by consumers applying for life insurance. Applying for life insurance often still requires telephone and fax communication to retrieve medical records. This new partnership will allow for a more efficient workflow, the companies, said, helping speed risk selection by ca...