Meaningful use: a roadmap for the advancement of health information exchange

  title={Meaningful use: a roadmap for the advancement of health information exchange},
  author={Michael F. Furukawa},
  journal={Israel Journal of Health Policy Research},
  pages={26 - 26}
  • M. Furukawa
  • Published 23 July 2013
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • Israel Journal of Health Policy Research
Frankel and colleagues have compared Israel and the U.S.’s experiences with health information exchange (HIE). They highlight the importance of institutional factors in fostering HIE development, notably the influence of local structures, experience and incentives. Historically, information infrastructure in the U.S. has been limited due to lack of standards, fragmented institutions and competition. The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of 2009… 

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