Mon, 4 August 2014
HTT Episode 21 - Health information exchange (HIE), expanding the information superhighway to achieve better care coordination
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The goal of health information exchange (HIE) is to improve the quality, safety and efficiency of care delivery by making health information readily exchangeable between key stakeholders, including patients, hospitals, providers, payers, employers, and public health. In this episode we are joined by John Kansky, CEO of the Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE). Formed in 2004, IHIE is the one of the oldest and largest health information exchanges in the country, which has also established a model of health information exchange upon which other states base their HIE infrastructure. John discusses how HIEs improve the health of patients through better coordination of care and gives us three secrets to IHIE’s success…
With regard to #3, John has kindly provided us with a couple slides that directly addresses the matter, including one he refers to as The Peanut Butter Principle, which you can review here and in our Resources section of the website. So, join us for discussion on this and much, much more about health information exchange in this episode!