UC Davis Population Health Institute Publishes HIE Buyers' Guide

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | November 5, 2012

Physcians, hospitals and other providers looking to link into a health information exchange or a regional health information organization now have a buyers' guide to the products on the market, from the University of California Davis Health System's Institute for Population Health Improvement.

The "HIE Ready Buyers Guide" offers providers an assessment of HIE product readiness for exchange between and among different electronic health record (EHR) systems and health information organizations (HIOs). It also offers comparisons of interoperability and interface standards.

Kenneth Kizer, MD, director of the Institute for Population Health Improvement, said that the guide is aimed at increasing transparency into the market and helping better inform providers making investments in new health IT systems...