Oct 21

How do I talk to my patients about sharing their information with Tiger Institute Health Alliance?

10/21/13 | Provider FAQ

Sharing patient clinical information is not new.  Before HIE, health care providers like you exchanged information directly by hand, fax or telephone.  These methods are more expensive, time consuming and not secure.  In other words, communication was at the center, not your patients.  You are probably already using an electronic health record (EHR), but it is not linked to other providers to whom you might refer patients.  HIE allows you to share information so your EHR can “talk to” their EHR.  Communication is much more efficient this way so you can put your patients at the center.