CHA News Article

$16 Million in Emergency Medical Services Grants Awarded to Improve EMS/Hospital HIE
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On April 16, the California Emergency Medical Services Authority announced that six entities had been awarded between $1.5 and $4.9 million dollars to develop and implement interoperable health information exchange (HIE) between emergency ambulance service providers and hospitals/electronic health records via health information exchange organizations (HIOs). 

The six entities are the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services EMS; Manifest Medex; the Orange County Partnership Regional Health Information Organization, Inc.; SacValley MedShare; San Diego Health Connect; and San Mateo County Health Services EMS.

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