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Tiger Institute Health Alliance and LACIE begin sharing data across HIEs

MIDWEST HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGES BEGIN SHARING INFORMATION TO IMPROVE CARE ACROSS MISSOURI AND KANSAS 

COLUMBIA, Mo. and KANSAS CITY, Mo.  – Feb. 12, 2013 – Together, Tiger Institute Health Alliance (TIHA) in Columbia, Mo., and Lewis and Clark Information Exchange (LACIE) in Kansas City, Mo. announced today they are now securely sharing patients’ electronic medical records between their respective exchanges.  As part of the agreement, the information exchange involves no connection fees for either network, member providers, or patients. 

Linking these two health information exchanges allows providers to securely share patients’ up-to-date electronic medical records — such as test results, medications and medical histories — with authorized health care professionals at a variety of locations.

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