The Medical Society of Northern Virginia has announced the formation of a physician-led regional health information exchange (HIE).

The Medical Society of Northern Virginia has announced the formation of a physician-led regional health information exchange (HIE).

The vision of HeaLixVA is to get as many people who can generate data as possible, said Jim Jenkins, M.D., the medical director for the Fairfax, Va.-based Family Practice Centers. The group has a dozen offices and is participating in the launch of the exchange. “From the patient’s point of view, it reduces that feeling that no one knows what’s going on,” Jenkins said.

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