A Human Factors Investigation of Health Information Exchange: Tools to Support Providers’ Coordination of Medications
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Health Services R&D
March 2018 -
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Background/Rationale: Millions of Veterans receive care from both VA and non-VA healthcare providers. Health information exchange (HIE) technologies are relatively new and are implemented across VA. HIE allows VA providers to send and receive medication data from non-VA medical institutions. This data exchange is important to coordinate patients' medications, reconcile medications to reflect what the patient is actually taking, and reduce the risk of adverse drug events. With the recent Veterans...