The Senate HELP Committee, in the first of a series of hearings, heard from health IT experts on ways to improve health information exchange.

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Senate Panel Examines HIE, Patient ID Challenges Highlighted

Key Takeaways: The Senate HELP Committee, in the first of a series of hearings, heard from health IT experts on ways to improve health information exchange.

Why It Matters: The series of hearings will culminate in a set of recommendations for legislative and regulatory actions to address ongoing concerns with federal IT programs, including the meaningful use Program, as well as provider usability and workflow challenges.

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