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Connecticut's HIE: A Look at the Nutmeg State's Approach to Sharing Patient Information

AHLA, Connections

November 2012

Connecticut is in the midst of developing and implementing a pilot program for a state-wide health information exchange (HIE). Spurred by federal government policy, and a belief that the ease of sharing health information electronically will drive down healthcare costs and improve quality of care, Connecticut has spent significant time and resources to develop an HIE appropriate for the state, its residents, and its healthcare providers. This article provides background on the development of Connecticut’s HIE and discusses current challenges and future plans.

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