State’s Health Information Network Reaches Important Milestone

New York’s massive, state-funded electronic health records experiment has reached an important milestone.
The program, called the State Health Information Network for New York, or SHIN-NY, has now connected all eight Regional Health Information Organizations, or RHIOs, across the state, linking the disparate networks to one central hub and allowing an internist in Buffalo, for example, to communicate and share information with a cardiologist in Manhattan.

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(Source: Politico)