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Q&A with Cheryl Stephens on nationwide health data exchange

March 23, 2012, 9:33 am by Healthcare IT News

When ONC stands up the NwHIN Exchange in October there will be at least 25 partners spanning military, private and public health entities sharing patient records with each other on the back of various standards. Among those is the Community Health Information Collaborative (CHIC), which, thanks to NwHIN-Exchange, swaps health information with partners, and garnered contracts with the VA and SSA that ultimately improve care delivery for residents near its Duluth, Minn. headquarters. Election Feature Content:  No sticky read more


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