By giving a physician access to a patient’s up-to-date medical record, health information exchanges (HIEs) can help the industry reduce the in-office incidence of duplicate and superfluous tests while realizing significant cost savings, a recent study has suggested. The study was conducted by the State University of New York at Buffalo, the University of Connecticut, and The Brookings Institution, and its researchers evaluated data from HEALTHeLINK, a not-for-profit regional health information organization (RHIO).
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