Providers and Health Information Exchange
In a medical emergency situation, having access to quality patient data is vital to making life-saving decisions. Yet many ER physicians are challenged because patients typically cannot provide important information such as prior treatments, medications, or related symptoms. Watch how urgent care physicians in Memphis are successfully using electronic health records and a Health Information Exchange to gain instant access to patients’ sometimes complex medical histories to make accurate diagnoses.
Administrators and Health Information Exchange
There is excitement building among hospital administrators and providers as electronic health records and Health Information Exchanges become more prevalent and demonstrate tangible benefits. And in some locations, patients are even expecting their medical information to be accessible by their physicians. Watch how hospitals in western Montana are introducing HIEs. Listen to administrators’ concerns regarding return on investment, competitive advantage, referral patterns, and other providers second-guessing their physicians’ actions.