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Hospital HIE Use Up 41%, ONC Says
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Health information exchanges between hospitals and other providers jumped 41% from 2008 to 2012, according to federal government research published this week in Health Affairs. The study, led by National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Farzad Mostashari, MD, examined national surveys and found that six in 10 hospitals routinely swapped electronic health information with providers and hospitals beyond their walls in 2012.