Revenue Cycle

Privacy, security concerns high in HIEs

Medical Records Briefing, June 1, 2012

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HIE advocates use a scenario like this to promote hospitals joining an exchange program, which is defined as the mobilization of healthcare information electronically across organizations within a region, community, or hospital system. But HIE programs do not come concern-free. For HIM professionals whose hospitals have signed on to parti­cipate in such a program and for those that are considering it, they must do some due diligence.

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