Meeting Meaningful Use in Rural Healthcare Via a Community HIE

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Monday, Feb. 21, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

DDH, a small rural community hospital implemented a combined inpatient and outpatient EHR, along with a community health information exchange (HIE), to enhance patient care and improve data reporting between providers.

Speaker Information:
Mark R. Anderson, CEO and healthcare IT futurist at AC Group.


  • Outline how to create a community data exchange between multiple care providers.
  • Summarize how a community of providers, creating a community exchange application, can help define a new level of quality of care throughout the entire community.
  • Describe how patients were able to share clinical information with multiple providers in a secure environment designed to reduce duplicate data entry by 83 percent.
  • List true barriers to a community HIE and what we learn during the implementation roll-out.