Electronic Health Information Exchange - a Guide for Consumers
Posted Nov 18 2008 12:14am
Electronic Health Information Exchange - a Guide for Consumers" Secure Electronic Health Information Exchange - Allows your physicians to access the right medical information at the right time. - Allows your physicians to share critical health information so they can make decisions that may impact your treatment. - Ensures that healthcare providers have the critical life-saving information they need in times of emergency."
What does this means for patients ? " All healthcare providers involved with your care can access the information they need to know, only when they need to know it. - No more clipboard and forms. Eliminates the need for repetitive retelling of medical history each time you see a provider. - Less telephone tag and runaround for test results and follow-up messages, both for personal healthcare as well as for administrative details. - Avoids the cost of unnecessary/duplicate drugs, tests and/or visits."