Texas to Accredit HIEs in the State

The Texas Health Services Authority is establishing a program that will require health information exchanges in the state to receive accreditation for meeting best practices.

THSA is a public-private partnership to advance health information exchange in Texas. It will use the criteria and processes of the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission’s HIE accreditation program. Industry sponsored EHNAC operates about 15 different transactions processing accreditation programs.

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