Video: HIE versus Fax… (Health Information Exchange Series)

This video is part 2 of a 14-part WPF video series on health privacy and health information exchanges  

HIE versus Fax?

HIE stands for “Health Information Exchange.” Doctors have been using fax machines to send and exchange patient records for years. We know that an HIE allows medical records to be shared electronically between health care providers. But how does an HIE differ — really — from faxes? What changes, beyond the obvious?

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