Accrediting HIEs

Health information exchange (HIE) networks have always understood the importance of gaining patient and provider trust. However, beyond describing the privacy and security policies and procedures they establish to protect the information they exchange, they have largely had to ask patients and providers to have faith—faith that those policies and procedures were in place and being followed. Third-party validation is now an option. A...

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Journal of AHIMA – June 2010

The June 2010 cover story explores NHIN Direct, the federal government’s stripped-down version of the nationwide health information network to aid the meaningful use program. Other feature stories examine the multiple roads available to achieve data exchange, Nebraska’s HIE, and lessons from the South Carolina Health Information Exchange. Members may read all stories online in the AHIMA Body of Knowledge. Select features...

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