These folks found a federal grant to help with record integration and information exchange which involves 33 hospitals and large number of physicians....we could use more of this! BD
EVANSVILLE, Ind. - A $1.3 million federal grant will help connect Evansville with a growing network of health care providers that share patient information online.
The grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will be used over two years to connect Evansville with the nonprofit Indiana Health Information Exchange, officials said Monday.
The exchange, which consists of 33 hospitals, 7,200 physicians and 2,445 practices statewide, can deliver lab results, reports, medication histories, treatment histories and more in a standard, electronic format.