Beacon Communities

Portrait of Jim Younkin

HIE Implementation Connects Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Facilities

Jim Younkin | November 13, 2012

The health information team at the Keystone Beacon Community has developed a new health information exchange (HIE) implementation tool that will allow any skilled nursing facility to share a patient’s information inexpensively and securely—with or without an electronic health record. Thanks to this innovative approach, previously inaccessible information collected by critical long-term and post- acute care facilities can be added to a patient’s health record, enabling the patient’s care team to work better together.

Read Full Post.