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Tools, Technology Already Exist for HIEs to Succeed

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Sonia Chambers, Executive Director at West Virginia Health Information Network. Infrastructure is available nationally for states to leverage and customize locally for their unique Health Information Exchange needs.

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Considerations and Benefits of Successful Healthcare Data Management

Healthcare IT Today

Recent government initiatives and legislation, such as the Omnibus Bill and Executive Order on Transforming Federal Customer Experience and Service Delivery include provisions intended to bolster federal healthcare IT programs. A Data Problem. Data Governance.

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Few patients downloading EHRs to their smartphones at early-adopter health systems, study finds

FierceHealthIT

Federal healthcare policymakers are pushing to give patients easier access to their electronic health data via smartphone apps. But are patients using these apps to get their health records? Uptake has been modest, according to researchers