Health insurance companies and healthcare providers struggle with efforts to improve healthcare outcomes while simultaneously controlling costs. The key to success lies in breaking away from the traditional and cumbersome paper-oriented approach to healthcare. With an increase in focus and funding from the federal government, formal organizations are emerging in the midst of healthcare reform. While traditional Regional Health Information Organizations (RHIOs) are often criticized due to their overreliance on government funding and the lack of a self-sustaining model, the Enterprise Health Information Exchange (Enterprise HIE) maintains a focus on the key drivers that increase enterprise success by way of enhanced communication.
Published: February 1, 2011
Written By: Martin Sizemore