Health Information Exchange

Scenario: You are the director of HIM at a mid-size hospital. You would like your hospital to be part of a health information exchange (HIE) pilot in the community.

Part I: Create a professional memo to the hospital CEO. In your memo, explain current trends and future challenges of health information exchanges. Include benefits and challenges of joining an HIE. Your memo should include at least one current trend and at least one future challenge.

Part II: Create Policies and Procedures for HIE Project. Develop a set of operational policies and procedures for your hospital’s involvement in the HIE. Include information on at least 3 of the following apply to your hospital’s involvement in the HIE: state and federal laws, PHI access, HIPAA privacy, and security compliance, MPI (required demographics), patient consent, and breach notification.

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