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Office of Health Information Exchange and Transparency

Pamela King, Unit Administrator Office of Health Information Exchange and Transparency Telephone: (850) 412-3983 Pamela.King@ahca.myflorida.com

The Office of Health Information Exchange and Policy Analysis produces statutorily mandated reports, administers the Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program, provides governance of the Florida Health Information Exchange (Florida HIE), and provides research as well as analytic support to the Agency.

The Florida Health Information Network website provides information and resources relating to the Agency's initiatives for Health Information Technology (HIT) and Health Information Exchange (HIE), www.fhin.net.

Details about services as well as the latest news and events relating to the Florida HIE initiative, and information on becoming a participant can be found at: www.florida-hie.net.

Reports produced by this Office can be found on the Research studies and reports page on FloridaHealthFinder.gov, http://www.floridahealthfinder.gov/researchers/studies-reports.aspx.

Committees and Councils

This section provides information on various committees, including member information, scheduled meetings and events, and meeting documents.

  • State Consumer Health Information and Policy Advisory Council, assists the Agency with the identification, collection, standardization, sharing, and coordination of health-related data, among federal, state, local, and private entities and recommends improvements for purposes of public health, policy analysis, health information exchange and transparency of consumer health care information.
  • Health Information Exchange Coordinating Committee,provides guidance to the Agency as it develops and implements specific programs for the creation of a statewide health information exchange network, the adoption of electronic medical record systems, and ensuring the privacy and security of health information.
  • Health Information Exchange Legal Work Group meets to discuss general topics relating to legal policies for health information exchange including provisions of a participation agreement and other subscription agreements for health information exchange.