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FAQs

What kind of information is available through HealtHIE Nevada?
Can HealtHIE Nevada connect to my Electronic Health Record (EHR)?
Why is HIE important for achieving Meaningful Use?
Is there the ability to access the HIE without connecting my EHR?
Is there a cost for participating with a HealtHIE Nevada?
Who are HealtHIE Nevada’s participants?
How do I participate?
Is my medical information still private?

What kind of information is available through HealtHIE Nevada?

HealtHIE Nevada has lab, radiology reports, and images and transcription information available for most of the large acute care hospitals, imaging centers and laboratory systems in Nevada.

Can HealtHIE Nevada connect to my Electronic Health Record (EHR)?

Yes, HealtHIE Nevada is able to connect to any EHR with HL7 Messaging capabilities.

Why is HIE important for achieving Meaningful Use?

As Stage 2 Meaningful Use, Patient Centered Medical Homes and Accountable Care Networks take effect in Nevada, physicians are increasingly looking for a method to reliably and securely send and receive patient health information along the continuum of patient care. Your participation in HealtHIE Nevada can help you meet these increasing requirements. 

Is there the ability to access the HIE without connecting my EHR?

HealtHIE Nevada has a web-based application that allows authorized users to access patients’ records when needed. HealtHIE Nevada refers to these services as HIE Web Access. This allows participation in the HIE without the need for an EHR or an EHR connection.

Is there a cost for participating with a HealtHIE Nevada?

Yes, there is a monthly cost for participation in HealtHIE Nevada that is determined by your setting and the size of your practice.

Who are HealtHIE Nevada’s participants?

A complete list is available on the Particpants page of this site. New participants connect to HealtHIE Nevada each week so check back often!

How do I participate?

The choice is yours! Contact the account manager who reached out to you, submit your interest via our website, call our toll-free number, or email us at hie@healthinsight.org. One of our account managers will set up a meeting to share additional details about the HIE and provide the Participation Agreement and Business Associate Agreement which are required for HIE participation.

Is my medical information still private?

Absolutely. In fact, electronic storage of medical information is actually much more private than paper files in many ways, since physical records are accessible to anyone.

Electronic Health Records (EHR) and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are bound by very strict protection and privacy guidelines. Servers and storage must be HIPAA-compliant. No data will be downloaded to the users’ systems, and only authorized clinicians using unique user names and passwords may access the records.

See our privacy page for details.