United States Health Information Exchange Adoption Lags Behind Despite Large Investments
February 19, 2014
The United States had the largest market for health information exchange (HIE) in the world in 2013. Stimulus dollars allocated toward the advancement of the US healthcare system through the HITECH Act and the governments meaningful use initiative have aided the development of the HIE market in the United States. However, the adoption rate of HIE in the United States continues to lag behind countries in Scandinavia and Oceania.