Healthcare IT (Information Technology) for Health Information Exchanges
Sustainable Success: State CIOs and Health Information Exchange – While NASCIO has continued to track the role of the State CIO in
Health Information Exchange (HIE), the recently released issue brief highlights the importance of a sustainable public HIE. State-run HIEs are mainly utilizing two types of usage fees and, in some instances, using a combination of the two. The first model, the transaction fee model, is used when charging for each set of data that is sent or received. The second model, a subscription fee model, allows providers and users to set a predetermined level of data access. The subscription fee can be set at a weekly, monthly or annual rate and may include varying levels of services.
As AHIMA points out, the HIE implementation challenge will be to create a standardized interoperable model that [...]