This toolkit is designed to assist health care leaders in managing the challenges associated with developing, adopting, operating, and sustaining a health information exchange (HIE). It addresses the steps needed for starting an HIE: creating a sustainable model, technical aspects of connectivity, marketing and promoting of HIEs, enhancing services, and tracking progress.
The toolkit is divided into the following sections:
- How to get started
- Setting up a governance structure
- Legal and information sharing agreements
- Protecting patient privacy
- Connecting technically
- Moving forward
- Release Date: 06/2011
- Original Summary: 11/2011
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