The eHealth Exchange is a rapidly growing network of exchange partners who securely share clinical information over the Internet across the US, using a standardized approach. By leveraging a common set of standards, legal agreement and governance, eHealth Exchange participants are able to securely share health information with each other, without additional customization and one-off legal agreements. The eHealth Exchange connectivity spans across all 50 states and is now the largest health data sharing network, or HIE, in the US.
The eHealth Exchange connects:
Participating organizations mutually agree to support a common set of standards and specifications that enable the establishment of a secure, trusted, and interoperable connection among all participating Exchange organizations for the standardized flow of information, by:
- Sending health information to other participating organizations
- Finding and requesting copies of healthcare information from other participating organizations–where permitted by law and policy
- Matching patients to their data without a national patient identifier
- Subscribing to receive updates to health information
Review the positive Economic Impact that the eHealth Exchange has had on participating organizations.