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Health information exchange in emergency medicine.

Shapiro JS, Crowley D, Hoxhaj S, et al. Health Information Exchange in Emergency Medicine. Ann Emerg Med. 2016;67(2):216-26. doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2015.06.018.

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August 19, 2015
Shapiro JS, Crowley D, Hoxhaj S, et al. Ann Emerg Med. 2016;67(2):216-26.

Insufficient access to patient information in the emergency department can result in patient harm. This commentary explores health information exchange systems, which provide clinicians with access to patient health information across multiple sources to enable continuity of care, in emergency medicine and offers recommendations to enhance the sharing of data to augment patient safety.

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Shapiro JS, Crowley D, Hoxhaj S, et al. Health Information Exchange in Emergency Medicine. Ann Emerg Med. 2016;67(2):216-26. doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2015.06.018.