There is a very informative video about the development of a health information exchange in Pennsylvania. The video explains how the health information exchange was conceptualised and supported by the development of state law leading to an independent authority with stakeholder representation. I was impressed by the sophisticated networking and collaboration that led to a technological solution to important clinical problems whilst also solving the more subtle challenges.
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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