Unit 3 Assignment 2

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Unit 3 Assignment 2

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This assignment reinforces information in your textbook and concepts presented in this unit.

Read the article entitled, “Health information exchange: persistent challenges and new strategies”, which can be found at this link http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2995716/ (Links to an external site.). After reading the article, please respond to the following questions:

  1. Summarize two factors in our society that underscore the need for changes to the state of isolated, fragmented health information. (One paragraph is an appropriate length)
  2. Policy makers, researchers, industry groups, and healthcare professionals identify health information exchange (HIE) as a solution to these problems. Compare and contrast the one problem and one lesson learned from each of the following: Community Health Management Information Systems, Community health information networks, and Regional health information organizations. (One paragraph per system is an appropriate length).