The above video is a succinct explanation of the Arizona Statewide Health Information Exchange. The video explains clearly the opt-out clause as well as drawing attention to the interaction between the health information exchange and state and federal laws. In the video it is also reported that 5% of people opt-out (I am presuming that this is in the state of Arizona). The reference to accessing information in emergencies was interesting as well as how the Part 2 data is handled.
Appendix A – Other Posts in the Series on Health Information Exchanges
Appendix B – Definition of Health Information Exchange
This is the definition of the Health Information Exchange that I use (Hersh et al, 2015)
‘Health information exchange (HIE), the electronic sharing of clinical information across the boundaries of health care organizations‘.
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