As a nationwide leader in healthcare connectivity, ELLKAY has been making interoperability happen for more than 19 years. In 2001, Lior Hod and Kamal Patel (the L and K of ELLKAY) founded the company with a mission to improve healthcare through innovative technology.

ELLKAY started out providing connectivity solutions to laboratories and within a few years, grew to also provide data management solutions to ambulatory organizations. ELLKAY is now a trusted data management partner in five healthcare segments. ELLKAY’s solutions continue to serve laboratories and ambulatory practices and have expanded to empower hospitals and health systems, healthcare IT vendors, ambulatory practices, health plans, and other healthcare organizations with cutting-edge technologies and solutions that drive their growth and interoperability strategies.

Today, ELLKAY remains true to our core values, building strong partner relationships and offering unparalleled service and support while providing innovative, scalable solutions to the challenges our customers face in today’s data-rich world.

ELLKAY's experience, customer-focused approach, and reputation for innovation, speed, and accuracy differentiate ELLKAY as a premier partner for your interoperability needs and data management strategy.

  • 58K+ Organizations Connected
  • 750+ EHR/PM Connectivity
  • 400+ Hospitals Connected
  • 700+ Laboratories Connected
  • 200M+ Patient Records
  • 200+ EHRs for Clinical Data Feeds
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Our Journey

  • 2002

    Founded by Lior Hod and Kamal Patel in the basement of Lior’s home, ELLKAY began by helping laboratory partners compete, introducing connectivity to clean patient data from the EMR.

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  • 2006

    ELLKAY broke into the ambulatory market, addressing the needs of physicians created by meaningful use.

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  • 2014

    As interoperability shifted into focus in the healthcare industry, ELLKAY moved to the forefront of data exchange and systems connectivity.

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  • 2016

    ELLKAY innovated our solutions to accommodate acute care workflows and hospital data requirements.

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  • 2017

    With payers in mind, ELLKAY innovated to support value-based care, payer-provider workflows and patient-centered care delivery.

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  • 2017

    ELLKAY strengthened our routine clinical, anatomic, pathology, genomics, toxicology, and other types of laboratory assets with the acquisition of CareEvolve.

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  • 2019

    ELLKAY expanded interoperability for providers by acquiring X-Link, a medical software interfacing solution that provided access to patient data at the point of care.

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  • 2020

    Expansion and Growth

    ELLKAY experienced 30 percent year over year growth during 2020 across every segment in the market.

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  • 2021

    With over 500 employees, ELLKAY provides data connectivity for more than 58,000 practices throughout the US.

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ELLKAY is proud to be partnered with many leading organizations that provide a collaborative environment for driving the industry forward.