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HIEs taking steps to boost exchange of behavioral health info

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Photo credit: Getty/TCmake_photo Health information exchanges (HIEs) are making inroads in facilitating data exchange of behavioral health information, according to two featured “bright spots” released this week by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC). South Carolina Health Information Exchange (SCHIEx), covering 1,322,000 patient lives, has been focused on leveraging the HIE to improve the integration of mental and physical data and increase the number of mental health providers participating in the HIE, according to one brief. “It also showcases all of the different providers that contribute to a patient’s care, which can stimulate communication and coordination between stakeholders.” SCHIEx is also working with the South Carolina Department of Mental Health to bring mental health providers on board.

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