KHIN and LACIE have tried but failed to reach agreement about secondary use of data, according to a story on the Kansas Health Institute web site. Although sharing data would be valuable for providers in the state and the technical details around exchange have been worked out, it is not happening yet.

Policies involving secondary uses of data usually don’t make news as deal-breakers for regional health information organizations seeking to share patient records. But since there is no national policy on the topic, the lack of a statewide policy can throw a monkey wrench into negotiations.

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Source: Report: Kansas HIEs Struggle with Secondary Use Policy Questions