The first HIES
Survey in the country was conducted during the fiscal year 1973- 74.
What is the clinical benefit of health information exchanges (HIE
HMT: What's at stake for the credibility and effectiveness of HIEs
if more don't succeed or if HIEs
don't become the predominant model?
"It is clear that the government wants to build the HIE
system for the country but there is the need to understand, once the scheme is built, how do we get people to use it because that is going to create a sustainability around it and one of the options is to legislatively mandate its use," she explained.
He's scared of his state's Health Information Exchange (HIE
Either in concert with state-level HIE
programs or independently, health care system competitors are forming cooperatives to jump-start regional data exchange and set themselves up for HITECH incentives and formation of accountable care organizations.
They are the ultimate beneficiaries of the increased efficiency and quality of care made possible through HIEs
A comparison for 1990-91 (see Annex 2) reveals that most differences are small in absolute terms, but a few stand out, especially the difference of 10.1 percentage points in the reported share of workers in agricultural occupations (HIES
: 36.5 percent; LFS: 46.6 percent).
An August 2014 report (1) by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) found that in 2013, less than 40 percent of all physicians in the United States participated in some type of health information exchange (HIE
"I think we're going to need a lot more clarification of who is paying for HIEs
. How are we going to make them financially viable and also, how many do you need in a state?
As such, even as HIE
technologies continue to grow in number and in breadth of scope, many healthcare leaders within and outside HIE
organizations see stumbling block after stumbling block facing the sector over the next few years, and are asking what, if anything, could address the problems they see as hampering the longterm success, stability, and sustainability of health information exchange.