The New Jersey State Department of Health has announced an award of $1.57 million to a coalition of health organizations to create and operate a statewide network that will enable the sharing of patient health information electronically.

The New Jersey State Department of Health has announced an award of $1.57 million to a coalition of health organizations to create and operate a statewide network that will enable the sharing of patient health information electronically.

The New Jersey Health Information Network (NJHIN) will connect regional health information organizations that are currently exchanging data among local healthcare providers. NJHIN is expected to become operational in early 2014. The network will initially connect approximately 2,000 providers, which will increase over time, officials say.

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Source: N.J. Health Orgs Receive Grant to Create Statewide Health Information Network