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Congressional Leaders Can Look to Indiana for Innovative Approach to Health IT in Economic Stimulus Package
Date:1/28/2009

nefficiencies and waste, while also supporting patient care.

"Indiana has seen first hand how health information exchange drives better healthcare for our patients, increases efficiencies for our healthcare professionals and saves healthcare dollars. Replicating this kind of platform throughout the U.S. would have incredible positive implications on our healthcare outcomes and cost savings," said Vincent C. Caponi, CEO of St. Vincent Health and Chairman of the IHIE Board of Directors. "Participation in this kind of platform is not isolated to the biggest or elite hospitals, which can help to improve healthcare accessibility for Americans."

IHIE recently launched a service that allows physicians to integrate reminders and alerts about their patients who are due for preventive screenings and chronic disease follow-up care for conditions like diabetes and heart disease, along with screenings like mammography and well-child visits into their practice. The service, which is available at no cost to physicians, allows them to know which patients are getting these tests completed, the results, and, importantly, which patients haven't yet come in to be tested.

For example, in the Indianapolis community, the health information exchange platform helps physicians identify and appropriately manage tens of thousands of diabetic patients by improving screening and tens of thousands of women who would benefit from mammographic screening. This data has implications at the individual and community level while also impacting public health and educational initiatives across the state.

"IHIE was launched with the vision of faster, safer and more effective healthcare for Hoosiers. We've demonstrated this reality by aligning efficiency and quality with transparency to improve patient health and help support better outcomes for patients," said Dr. J. Marc Overhage, CEO of the Indiana Health Information Exch
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