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Resource Overview

This section provides background information about Health Information Exchange (HIE), including key terms and concepts, and where more information could be found.

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Guide for Health Information Exchange

Guide for Health Information Exchange

EHR Incentive Programs in 2015 through 2017; updated November 2016

Overview of Health Information Exchange

Objective: The EP, eligible hospital or CAH who transitions their patient to another setting of care or provider of care, or refers their patient to another provider of care, provides a summary care record for each transition of care or referral.

Measures: The EP, eligible hospital or CAH that transitions or refers their patient to another setting of care or provider of care must—

  1. Use certified EHR technology (CEHRT) to create a summary of care record; and
  2. Electronically transmit such summary to a receiving provider for more than 10 percent of transitions of care and referrals.
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This resource collection was compiled by the HITEQ Center staff with guidance from HITEQ Advisory Committee members and collaborators of the HITEQ Center.

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