ONC Announces State-level HIE Grants
The Office of the National Coordinator completed its award of grants in the State Health Information Exchange Cooperative Agreement Program today. ONC announced approximately $162 million in grants to 16 states and qualified state designated entities.
The program, funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, promotes nonproprietary health information exchange based on national standards. In total, 56 states, eligible territories, and qualified state designated entities received awards.
Awardees are responsible for increasing connectivity and enabling patient-centric information flow to improve the quality and efficiency of care within and across states.