Interoperability & Health Information Exchange Community

The landscape of interoperability and health information exchange is constantly evolving. We're here to help!

Our community serves as the central convening point for interoperability and health information exchange (HIE) professionals to promote meaningful education and thought leadership in the health IT industry. We connect professionals committed to transforming health through standards-based interoperability and HIE, with opportunities for networking with peers, sharing ideas, learning best practices, and leveraging collaborative opportunities.

Participate – I&HIE Activities

Committee, Task Forces & Work Groups

The I&HIE Committee, Task Forces & Work Groups provide leadership within HIMSS in the promotion and advancement of interoperability and health information exchange (both the noun and the verb). Information exchange is critical in today’s healthcare industry supporting achievement of Meaningful Use criteria and states providing state-level HIE.
Volunteer on our I&HIE Committee, Task Forces & Work Groups

I&HIE Community Roundtable

Join us once each quarter at our Quarterly I&HIE Community Roundtables for Interoperability and HIE news and resources you won't find anywhere else! Additionally, the Monthly I&HIE Non-profit Partner Roundtable series is an HIE Non-Profit Partner membership benefit. Join today!

Upcoming Roundtables

Quarterly Summer 2017 Interoperability & HIE Community Roundtable
Wednesday, July 19 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM ET

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View archived recordings from the I&HIE Community Roundtable series.

Connect - Network with Colleagues

Learn - Health IT News and Research

Improving Patient Care through an HIE

An HIE Infographic

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Health Information Exchange (HIE) Toolkits

HIE Toolkit

For health information exchange organizations and providers. Access the HIE Toolkit>

Ambulatory Toolkit

For private practitioners, physician groups, and independent ambulatory practices or clinics. Access the Ambulatory Toolkit>

Enterprise Toolkit

For hospitals and Integrated Delivery Systems (IDS) providers. Access the Enterprise Toolkit>

Public Health & HIE Toolkit

For public health departments. Access the Public Health & HIE Toolkit>

Interoperability and Standards Toolkit

The Interoperability & Standards (I&S) Toolkit will help you better navigate through the various standards development organizations (SDOs) and guide you to the tools and resources needed to deploy interoperable healthcare information technology (HIT) systems. It is also intended to highlight the thought leadership of volunteers working together to analyze the foundations of HIT interoperability. Access the Interoperability and Standards Toolkit>

HIE inPractice

The HIE inPractice provides in-depth looks at specific HIE and health IT organizations, featuring success stories, lessons learned and best practices.


Interact with the industry's leading experts on the HIMSS Blog

Call for Speakers

Volunteer to be a Speaker on a quarterly HIMSS Interoperability & Health Information Exchange Community Roundtable

If you are an industry leader or expert in the field health information exchange, interoperability or standards who would like to present to the HIMSS I&HIE Community at a future Quarterly Roundtable, please submit your topic and a brief description of your speaking proposal for a 45-minute presentation to The proposals must be vendor-neutral and educational in nature. You can review past presentations and topics here. We look forward to hearing from you!