HIEs are opportunity for better value

February 2011
State Health Watch;Feb2011, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p11
The article focuses on Minnesota Medicaid's Health Information Exchange (HIE) approach. Brian Osberg, Minnesota's state Medicaid director, believes that HIE provides opportunity to improve the value of the health services they are providing. The agency's plans to develop its Heath Information Technology plan and to develop the infrastructure to administer the incentive payments to Medicaid providers for the meaningful use of electronic health records (EHR) are discussed.


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