Wyoming Health Information Organization WyHIO.
The mission of the WYHIO is to enhance access, quality, safety, and the efficiency of healthcare in Wyoming through the implementation of electronic health care information exchange and interoperability that is secure and confidential and utilizes technology that will assure interconnectivity within Wyoming and the rest of the nation.
Rationale for the system:
Secretary HHS called for study of health reform measures to address patient safety and error reduction.
What if …..
Four Focused Initiatives
Wyoming Health Information Organization
Awarded contracts to address IT adoption barriers in 4 areas:
“Businesses in other sectors have embraced the information revolution to cut costs and improve productivity”
“It’s time we realize the full potential of the information revolution to improve the quality of the health care system as well.”
What happens to health information now?What will the new network look like?
Probability of Success
Hub & Initiatives