‘It kills me that we’re in this situation’: Connecticut late to launch healthcare information exchange

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Katie Adams –
Thursday, October 15th, 2020
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Connecticut is set to roll out its statewide health information exchange this fall after years of problems and faulty launches, Hartford Business Journal reported.

The health care details exchange is expected to launch in November, according to Hartford Business Journal. Connecticut is among the last states in the country to develop a healthcare info exchange.

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,” Allan Hackney, the states health information technology officer, told Hartford Business Journal. © Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2020. Intrigued in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content?

The network will produce a single repository of medical information that any doctor involved in a clients care can access, which will minimize avoidable medical errors and replicate services by offering providers a fuller image of patients medical histories. The system collects information from health centers, laboratories, doctor practices, radiology workplaces and neighborhood organizations.

” Connecticut would have remained in a lot much better location if we had an operating [healthcare details exchange],” Allan Hackney, the states health infotech officer, told Hartford Business Journal. “It kills me that were in this situation.”.