Health information exchange - both the noun and the verb - is a dynamic and evolving landscape. HIE is critical for successful healthcare reform, enabling interoperability and meaningful use of health IT, and HIMSS is here to help healthcare and health IT professionals understand all of the latest developments. Through our active volunteer groups, such as our Interoperability & HIE Community and the Interoperability & HIE Committee, we are engaging industry leaders year-round to develop the tools and resources you need!
Meaningful Use and Health Information Exchange
Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) are being developed as the infrastructure for data sharing between providers and to support access to the complete patient record across providers in many geographic regions of the country. HIEs will ultimately provide the vehicle for data sharing among provider practices and health systems through the Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN). HIMSS has been actively engaged with the development of HIEs and provides a wide range of tools and informational resources for professionals interested in HIE.
Privacy and Security for RHIOs/HIEs
Information and data exchange is a critical to the delivery of quality patient care services and effectiveness of healthcare organizations. The benefits of appropriate sharing of health information among patients, physicians, and other authorized participants in the healthcare delivery value chain, are nearly universally understood and desired...