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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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Using non-traditional technology for telehealth during COVID-19 Pandemic
Using non-traditional technology for telehealth during COVID-19 Pandemic

Using non-traditional technology for telehealth during COVID-19 Pandemic

HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR), the entity responsible for enforcing regulations under HIPAA, stated, effective immediately, it will exercise enforcement discretion and will not impose penalties for HIPAA violations against covered healthcare providers if patients are served on a good faith basis during the COVID-19 nationwide public health emergency. Find out what this means in implementation by accessing this issue brief.

Behavioral Health Consent Management
Behavioral Health Consent Management

Behavioral Health Consent Management

The timely exchange of health information between behavioral health providers and physical health providers to support care coordination is a critical element of the National Quality Strategy and health reform efforts. However, privacy and confidentiality concerns are currently limiting the inclusion of behavioral health data in electronic health information exchange efforts.

Strategic Cybersecurity Breach Protection and Incident Response
Strategic Cybersecurity Breach Protection and Incident Response

Strategic Cybersecurity Breach Protection and Incident Response

General cybersecurity guidance would suggest that Health IT breach should not be considered a matter of “if”, but rather a matter of “when”. How Health Centers prepare and respond to an episode of a breach is just as important as defending itself from the breach.

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Acknowledgements

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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Quadruple Aim

A Conceptual Framework

Improving the U.S. health care system requires four aims: improving the experience of care, improving the health of populations, reducing per capita costs and improving care team well-being. HITEQ Center resources seek to provide content and direction aligned with the goals of the Quadruple Aim

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