To understand and analyze a 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 to joining a 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