Result Delivery into EMR*
Alerts and Notification
Real-Time Longitudinal Record*
Improves office workflow through electronic receipt of clinical data
Access to up-to-date patient clinical data
Improve disease management
Increased Safety through access to patient records
Reduced duplication by having access to patient recent results
A robust data analytics platform, with tools that identify gaps in care
and real-time status of practice and your patient population
HIE allows providers to securely access up-to-date patient health information
from multiple sources, which includes, but is not limited to, hospitals,
ambulatory sites and public health departments
Information is shared in a more secure way than paper-based faxes and mail
Reliable information for quicker clinical decision making
Helps eliminate duplicate testing
Improves quality of care and patient safety
Reduction in paper (greener practices)
Transmission of HIE clinical data straight into your EMR*
What is Health Information Exchange (HIE)?
HIE is the electronic sharing of health-related patient data among providers
and health facilities for coordination of care.
What Patient Information is Shared?
- Admission, Discharge, & Transfer (ADT)
- Result Report (Lab, Radiology, & ITS)
Is the HIE Connection Secure?
- Connection to the HIE network is secured through either the use of a Virtual
Private Network (VPN) and/or over the internet using SSL encryption and SAML
- All data communicated between the providers are encrypted through a dedicated
- All access to Providence HIE is password protected
- HIE is HIPAA compliant
Is there a Cost to Connect to the HIE?
Yes, there is a fee that is charged by your EMR vendor for connecting to
the HIE; however, Providence will reimburse the practice for the full amount
Who Can View My Patient Data?
Only the care team can access the patient data.
How Can I Access My Patient Data?
- Providence HIE can send the data to the practice EMR, provided the EMR
is able to receive the data
- If the practice EMR is not able to take incoming data from the HIE, care
team can access the data via a web portal
What is Exhibit E Within the HIE PA?
Exhibit E is required by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments
(CLIA), and it applies to clinical reference lab data only. Other data
such as Continuity of Care (CCD), Diagnostic, and Imaging data fall under
the main HIE Participation Agreement. For further information please contact
the HIE team at 844-256-4443 or