Delaware, a leader in HIE and other health IT
By Mary Mosquera
While Delaware is moving slowly on health insurance exchanges and other pieces of health reform, it has demonstrated that it is an innovator, having established the first operational statewide health information exchange in the country in May 2007. Small states often can be inventive because their size allows for flexibility.
The Delaware Health Information Network (DHIN) provides secure direct delivery of lab and pathology results, radiology and transcribed reports, and demographic and billing information. It also includes clinical history, including medications, searchable by authorized DHIN users.
DHIN Provider Relations Director Randy Farmer talks with Comcast Newsmakers about DHIN’s 5th anniversary and some of the exciting things coming to DHIN in 2012.
DHIN Executive Director Jan Lee shares DHIN’s accomplishments and benefits for healthcare providers on Comcast Newsmakers.