Inclusive Design Process and Extensive Promotion and Support Generate Widespread Use of Health Information Exchange, Leading to Improvements in Health Outcomes
Use of an inclusive design process and the investment of significant time and resources in promoting and supporting use of a health information exchange generates widespread participation by providers, which in turn leads to more patients having an electronic health record, better management of high cholesterol, and increased provision of tobacco cessation counseling and screening for depression and breast cancer.
Health Information Exchange Toolkits
This Web page from the HIMSS offers three toolkits that provide information about HIE organizations, networks, and initiatives at the local, regional, and State level.
HIMSS State HIT Dashboard
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) developed the State Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) Dashboard to provide health care professionals and policymakers with easy access to information and resources on major HIT initiatives throughout the country.