Establishing interoperable electronic health systems

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    Federal Health Information Exchange (FHIE) is a health information sharing project that allows the Department of Defense to share service members’ personal health information in a joint storage area also accessible by the Veterans Health Administrati... 

  • National Alliance for Health Information Technology (NAHIT)

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    Laboratory Data Sharing Interoperability (LDSI) is an initiative that allows chemistry and hematology lab tests and results to be shared between the Veterans Administration, the Department of Defense and private or commercial laboratories. 

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  • Institute for Health Technology Transformation (iHT2)

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About Establishing interoperable electronic health systems

Learn about establishing interoperable electronic health systems for sharing health care data with partners, networks and regional providers, EHR systems, records systems, medical record systems among hospitals, health care networks, medical centers, regional health information organizations and health information exchanges.