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Family Medicine Research Forum
2/7/2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Family Medicine, 1705

Title: HIE-i: health information exchange with intelligence.
Speaker: Zsolt Nagykaldi, PhD.
Date & Time: Friday, 02-07-2014 from 12-1:00 pm.
Place: Family Medicine Center, Conference Room 1705.
Lunch will be provided. If you would like to attend this event, please email

Discussion will be of the recently published article:
Nagykaldi ZJ, Yeaman B, Jones M, Mold JW, Scheid DC. HIE-i: health information exchange with intelligence. J Ambul Care Manage. 2014;37(1):20-31.
This article demonstrates the development and pilot testing of an innovative approach to implement health information exchange with intelligence (HIE-i) in primary care settings. Records of 346 patients were studied in 6 primary care practices. Clinical workflows were evaluated by time motion studies and observations. A viable and sustained HIE connection was adopted by primary care clinicians. Documentation and delivery of several preventive services, medication reconciliation, and workflow efficiency improved. The study was able to establish a sustained and effective HIE implementation. More research is needed to determine the clinical impact and sustainability of the HIE-i approach.