Massachusetts launches statewide health information exchange

October 17, 2012
Source 
ModernHealthcare.com

Massachusetts on Tuesday launched a statewide health information exchange that will allow healthcare providers to share electronic health information as they seek to improve coordination of care, lower costs and increase patient safety.

Gov. Deval Patrick successfully sent his health data from 907-bed Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston to 659-bed Baystate Medical Center in Springfield as part of the launch. Read more.