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Achieving Interconnected Healthcare through HITSP Real-Life Scenarios
Date:1/26/2009

Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) rely on interoperability specifications from the Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP) to exchange patient data

Chicago (Vocus) January 26, 2009 -- With the economic stimulus package under consideration, healthcare IT was one of five domestic priorities identified in Tuesday's inaugural address, with President Obama noting that he is ready to "wield technology's wonders to raise health care's quality and lower its cost."

HITSP Interoperability Specifications offer a proven tool to achieve the President's lofty goal - healthcare delivery has already been impacted by facilitating the exchange of patient health information across health settings and throughout a geographic region. A basic platform designed to make electronic sharing of health information real today, these specifications enable, and expand, the use of the electronic medical records (EMRs) in HIEs where hospitals, clinics and other community partners come together to provide efficient and quality patient care. As announced in the Federal Register on Jan. 21, the Secretary of Health and Human Services recognized the 2008 HITSP Interoperability Specifications and the standards they contain as "Interoperability Standards" for healthcare IT.

How does HITSP work in healthcare settings using these specifications? The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) talked with several HIE representatives about the benefits of HITSP for their communities.    

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical hosts nearly three quarters of a million patient visits annually in and around Boston. John Halamka, MD, is the Chair of HITSP and the CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess.

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