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April 18, 2012
ACMHAI Legislative Conference 2012
Dia Cirillo, BHIP Project Director
Illinois Office of Health Information Technology
The term "health information exchange" (HIE) encompasses two related concepts:
“Interoperable HIE is a journey not a destination. There is no definitive endpoint.
Success will require continuous learning, consensus building, improvement and innovation, and perhaps some course corrections along the way.”
National eHealth Collaborative. Health Information Exchange Roadmap: The Landscape and a Path Forward. April 2012
“…the systematic coordination of general and behavioral healthcare. Integrating mental health, substance abuse, and primary care services produces the best outcomes and proves the most effective approach to caring for people with multiple healthcare needs.”
Center for Integrated Health Services
The Regional Extension Centers assist and support Illinois providers in implementing and becoming "meaningful users" of electronic health records