HIE Benefits

Using the health information exchange (HIE) provides a number of benefits for healthcare providers and their patients.

  • Immediate access to valued clinical information like prescription medication history
  • Access to information collected from health care providers across Maine 
  • Quicker and more informed treatment decision-making 
  • Enhanced coordination of care 
  • Fewer medical errors and improved patient safety 
  • More secure than sharing paper records 
  • Opportunities for cost reduction through work flow redesign
  • Faster identification of public health threats 
  • Functionality that supports meeting stage one meaningful use criteria
  • Lays foundation for the Medical Home and Accountable Care Organization

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