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Health Information Exchange: Making a Difference

10-Jan-13 | 4:07

Across the country, U.S. states and territories have been working with ONC to develop and implement Health Information Exchange (HIE), the ability for authorized health care providers to securely share real-time information electronically. HIE helps facilitate care coordination, avoid repeating tests and procedures, shift the burden of relaying medical histories from the patient to providers, and ensure that all of a patient's health care providers have more complete information.