VA is changing electronic health information sharing options to improve care coordination and continuity of care
VHIE electronically shares the right information at the right time with participating community care providers who treat you, in order to help Veterans and their health care team make the most informed treatment decisions. This instant exchange of information can dramatically improve patient safety, especially during emergency situations, we are changing health information sharing options to improve coordination and continuity of care for Veterans who seek care in the community. The pending change in how VA shares health information is to improve the quality of care Veterans receive. VA will utilize health information sharing between VA, DoD, and non-VA Community Partners, with authorized providers who provide care and/or treatment for a Veteran, as outlined in the VA MISSION Act.
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