Tennessee

In Tennessee, the non-profit Health Information Partnership for Tennessee, Inc. (HIP TN) is granted a contract by the state to govern HIE. HIP TN is responsible for selecting and managing the infrastructure and services to support statewide HIE. Its contract with the state includes the terms on which grants will be made by thesState to […]

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  • Tennessee

    Tennessee’s HIE Strategic Plan lays out a vision for unifying Tennessee’s existing HIEs under the governance of a public-private partnership, Health Information Partnership for Tennessee, Inc., that was created in 2009.

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    March 31, 2010 | Filed under: Tennessee

  • Tennessee

    The Tennessee PCO and PCA have a long history of working closely on issues such as workforce, health information technology, and quality. One example of their collaboration includes when the Department of Health and the PCA created and implemented the Health Care Safety Net program by identifying FQHCs and other community-based primary care providers to […]

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    January 11, 2010 | Filed under: Tennessee

  • Tennessee

    The Health Data Reporting Act of 2002 #68-11-211 requires the reporting of unusual events to the Tennessee Department of Health.  The purpose of the reporting system is to facilitate the development and implementation of best standards practices among health care providers.  The state hopes that the early detection of medical errors and unexpected events, as […]

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    March 17, 2009 | Filed under: Tennessee