A Practical Guide to Understanding HIE, Assessing Your Readiness and Selecting HIE Options in Minnesota

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last updated July 2013

Table of Contents

What is Health Information Exchange (HIE)?
What Services are Available to Security Move Health Information Between Providers/Organizations?
Why HIE Matters to Minnesota Providers


Types of Information Exchange
Information Exchange and Your Practice

Organizational Support and Needs
Workflow Issues
Privacy and Security Issues
Technical Infrastructure
Estimating Costs and Benefits

Plan and Select

Understanding HIE Options in Minnesota
Minnesota's Approach to HIE

Comparing HIE Options in Minnesota
Mapping HIE Requirements and Priorities to Services Offered/Available

Key Considerations

Information Exchange Priorities Table (Word 28KB/ 1pg)

State-Certified HIE Service Providers HIE Service/Offerings Table (PDF 38KB/ 2pg)

For More Information or Questions

Print-friendly version of Practical Guide to Understanding HIE (PDF 1.98MB/ 36pg)

(Portions of this guide were adapted from the 2011 CHIME publication The HIE Guide for CIOs)

Updated Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 02:54PM