Public health agencies still in the early stages of integrating data with HIEs, according to ONC

2017-09-13 | FierceHealthcare: Healthcare

More state and local agencies are funneling public health data into health information exchanges (HIEs), but a lack of funding and technical difficulties have slowed widespread integration. A new report from ONC details a number of ongoing challenges tied to incongruent IT systems and a lack of funding to upgrade systems or hire staff.

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