When it comes to health information exchange, there is no shortage of naysayers nationwide. But in Colorado, HIE success has been evident. In a two-part interview, CORHIO’s CEO digs deeper into the state’s success with data exchange as well as some of the direct benefits the HIE has had on patient outcomes.

In the past several months, multiple studies—one by researchers from the University of Arizona, Weill Cornell Medical College, and the Indiana University School of Public Health, published in Health Affairs, and one from the Santa Monica, Calif.-based research organization RAND Corporation—determined that it was too early to draw conclusions from health information exchanges (HIEs) in the U.S., given that there really hasn’t been much evaluation yet on their effects.

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