AHRQ Releases Guide to Help Primary Care Practices Use HIE
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released a guide called "Regional Health eDecisions: A Guide to Connecting Health Information Exchange in Primary Care," which outlines a framework for primary care practices to connect to regional health information exchanges.
The guide covers a wide range of topics and provides a blueprint for primary care organizations to assess if they are ready to connect their electronic health records to a regional health information organization.
The guide also provides a framework for using information obtained from RHIOs for clinical decision-making and the delivery of preventive services.
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