A new study shows health information exchange can improve emergency department care through faster access to patient information held by outside healthcare organizations.

The study focused on Epic Systems’ Care Everywhere HIE platform to assess whether it provided more timely information access in the ED, compared with standard telephone- and fax-based approaches to information retrieval from outside organizations. In the study, outside information requests were either fulfilled via Epic’s Care Everywhere or fax/scan to the electronic health record system.

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