The term "health information exchange" (HIE) encompasses two related concepts:
Verb: The electronic sharing of health-related information among organizations
Noun: An organization that provides services to enable the electronic sharing of health-related information
Health Information Exchange (HIE) is a critical component for the industry's success with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), the meaningful use of health IT, and health reform initiatives.
Corresponding Subworkgroup: HIE