HIEs will never achieve their full potential if all players in the healthcare process aren’t included in the network. But without an EMR to connect to the HIE, how can a provider participate? A new software package developed by Geisinger Health System and the Keystone Beacon Community Program offers a new option allowing nursing homes, home health agencies and other long-term care facilities without EMRs to upload data to HIEs, reports   EHR Intelligence.

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Bringing Long Term Care Into HIEs Without An EMR