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NextGate Releases Latest Update to iDAS

/ -- The updated iDAS (the intelligent Data Aggregation Server) platform delivers new capabilities to automatically link together patient and provider data, a centralized monitoring system and expanded data models

PASADENA, CA--(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - NextGate, the leading healthcare technology company for patient and provider identity management, announced the release of Version 9.2 of its Intelligent Data Aggregation Server (iDAS), a multi-registry product suite that matches, aggregates, and links enterprise data to support insightful and truly panoramic views of patient centered care. iDAS masters and correlates enterprise data -- external to data silos and EHRs -- by building centralized source of truth registries of patients, providers, clinical documents, and events, and then defines their relation to one another. The version update includes enhancements to usability, system monitoring, integration, 3rd party software support, and most notably, an enriched Event and Relation Registry to manage the relationships across all data.

iDAS is a combination of NextGate products including the MatchMetrix® EMPI, Provider & Organization Registry, XDS Registry & Repository, Event and Relation Registry, and the NextGate Messaging Server. iDAS plugs in to existing transaction flow to identify, aggregate and link data so that end users can develop applications and information views from the curated data. Customer use cases include automatically mapping patients to their various providers within a circle of care; provider attributions to medical groups, ACOs, and service locations; notifications to primary care physicians upon a patient's admission or discharge to a care center; and data analysis to for population health management. The ability to aggregate enterprise data and derive relationship details automatically from current HL7 transactions provides significant improvements in operational efficiency and care decisions.

Released according to schedule, key new features include:

  1. An enriched Event and Relation Registry which defines attributes and manages relations between enterprise data elements and events, like patients, providers, organizations and patient visits, in order to derive curated and actionable information such as members of a care team, visit history, and admit and discharge notifications.
  2. A Management Console that provides a single location for administrators to monitor and control system performance, resource utilization and routes running across multiple NextGate Server nodes.
  3. An expansion of the Provider & Organization Registry data model.
  4. Additional alerting services for the NextGate Messaging Server (NGMS) regarding processing errors and notifications.
  5. Batch Adapter improvements to track record processing and bypass external applications.
  6. Support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016 and Microsoft SQL Server 2016 (Standard and Enterprise).

To receive the upgraded software and learn more about the comprehensive list of features, customers can respond to the notification email sent by NextGate or contact NextGate Support directly. The NextGate Support team can be reached by email at or by phone. Call 1-626-376-4222 in the U.S. or +44-1-865-412-335 in the United Kingdom or +61-879-137-524 in Australia.

The MatchMetrix platform uses intelligent matching algorithms to recognize, index and resolve related patient and provider data records spread over different applications and disparate systems. This unique interoperability platform is the foundation for NextGate's market-leading EMPI and Provider & Organization Registry. Using varying local identifiers, MatchMetrix builds a comprehensive master index of entities and links them together under an Enterprise Unique Identifier (EUID).

For 10 years the award winning MatchMetrix platform has delivered sophisticated data matching and merging functionality to eliminate duplicate records, enable accurate data sharing between disparate applications, and increase patient safety. NextGate customers rely on MatchMetrix for centralized, source of truth registries for patient, provider, and clinical data, and the unique ability to correlate information across the registries for consolidated and contextual enterprise views, independent of the limitations of existing health IT applications.

About NextGate

NextGate helps connect the healthcare ecosystem by accurately identifying and linking patient and provider data from different applications. NextGate's iDAS (Intelligent Data Aggregation Server) solution leverages the company's industry-leading identity management technology to organize and relate data from enterprise systems to provide a more complete and accurate view of the total healthcare experience. NextGate's KLAS Category Leader EMPI technology currently manages over 200 million lives and is deployed by the nation's most successful healthcare systems and health information exchanges. For more information, visit

Richard Garcia
VP Marketing