HIEs used by Medicaid must coordinate with others

March 2010
State Health Watch;Mar2010, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p4
The article stresses the need of any Health Information Exchange (HIE) system in the U.S. utilized by Medicaid to coordinate with others in the state. The coordination of HIE systems statewide will be addressed by Georgia's Medicaid Health Information Technology (HIT). According to Perry Yastrov, project director of EHR Systems and Services for Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, it has become clear that the state lacks resources for multiple HIEs with functionally redundant infrastructures.


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