Fierce Health Payer August 15, 2019
Heather Landi

Two of the country’s largest HIEs have announced a data-sharing agreement.

Two of the largest health information exchanges in the country, Missouri Health Connection and the Kansas Health Information Network, have signed an agreement to enable providers to have access to 20 million patients’ health records in Kansas, Missouri and some areas of surrounding Midwest states.

The data-sharing agreement also includes KHIN subsidiary KAMMCO Health Solutions, also referred to as the Show-Me Health Information Network of Missouri (SHINE), a physician-led health information exchange in that state.

The partnership will help ensure that health care providers connected to either MHC or KHIN will have access to a comprehensive health record that includes data aggregated from both health information exchanges. The partnership...