HIT Links

Health Information Technology/Health Information Exchange Resources Below are some links that will help you learn more about health IT (HIT) and Health Information Exchange (HIE). HealthIT.gov Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society American Health Information Management Association Other Resources Meaningful Use Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Programs HIPAA Privacy […]

Reports and Studies

Reports and Studies “N.Y. health information exchange aids doctors, patients.” http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20140601/INFO/306019998/n-y-health-information-exchange-aids-doctors-patients HIE has been shown to: reduce ER admissions to hospital * reduce redundant radiological scans * reduce readmissions  * save time by avoiding use of fax and avoiding need to obtain permission after initial patient consent. 2009& 2010 studies in Rochester NY showed that […]

General FAQ

What is Midwest Health Connection? Midwest Health Connection is Missouri’s statewide and regional health information network that can improve public health and patient care, reduce costs and empower consumers. What is an electronic health record (EHR)? An electronic health record (EHR) is a digital version of a patient’s paper chart. EHRs are real-time, patient-centered records […]

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