TITLE

Info Exchange

AUTHOR(S)
MACKENZIE, KATHRYN
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Feb2009, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the scheduled launch of the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) in the U.S. According to Social Security Administration (SSA) Commissioner Michael Astrue, the test run will have the real-life benefit of greatly decreasing the time it takes to determine disability eligibility. The article notes that work on getting the NHIN up and running has been frenzied when the Department of Health and Human Services awarded contracts to health information exchanges to begin trial implementations of the network.
ACCESSION #
36829004

 

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