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U.S. Health Information Exchange: Hyperevolution or Mayhem?

Published: 29 September 2010

ID: G00206826

Analyst(s): Wes Rishel


Health information exchange in the U.S. has switched from slow growth to hyperevolution. Here, we identify four varieties of HIEs that will evolve and their common technical requirements.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Introduction
    • HIEO Governance Models
    • Hyperevolution
    • Likely Future Outcomes
  • The Roles of HIE Participants
    • Entities Involved in HIE
  • The Evolving Scope of an HIE
    • Issues With the Community-Governance Model
    • Regional Incongruity
    • Secondary Data Uses
    • Alternate Means of Information Delivery
    • U.S. HIEs: Movement or Mayhem?
  • Conclusion: Categorizing the Mayhem
  • HIEO Services and Software Requirements
    • Current HIEO Services
    • Future HIE Services and Requirements

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