Informatics Corporation of America (ICA) announced an alliance with Companion Data Services, LLC (CDS) to offer a solution that integrates with and builds upon existing clinical systems to create a unified electronic health record. ICA and CDS will offer heath care consortiums and state agencies the capability to electronically move clinical information among disparate health care information systems and facilitate access to and retrieval of clinical data to provide higher quality, patient-centered care. ICA offers the CareAlign application that provides health care providers an aggregated view of clinical data through their interoperability platform. CDS provides a data center that features the physical and data security elements and disaster-recovery capabilities. Together, ICA and CDS will provide health information exchange functionality to integrated delivery networks, Regional Health Information Organizations (RHIOs), and Health Information Exchanges (HIEs).