HIE First Considerations

December 2012
Author: 
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)

Health Information Exchange (HIE) is one of the most common forms of utilizing an electronic health record (EHR) solution and supports key requirements of Meaningful Use stage 2. Yet, simply determining whether your practice is ready to build or join an HIE can be a challenge. This guide provides some basic information for providers to consider while evaluating options for HIE.