Health Information Exchanges (HIEs)?

Updated: Jan 15

Health Information Exchange organizations share electronic protected health information (e-PHI) among at least three unaffiliated entities, for treatment, payments, or healthcare operations (TPO), such as health care providers, health plans, and business associates.

Some other functions and services, they may also provide to their participants (e.g., covered entities, business associates) are public health reporting to public health authorities (PHAs), patient record location, and data aggregation and analysis.

Nationwide and state-wide health information exchanges, regional health information organizations (RHIOs), some clinical data registries are some examples of health information exchanges (HIEs).

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