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Pros and Cons of Regional Heath Information Organizations

In need of some help with the below issues!

Assess the pros and cons of Regional Heath Information Organizations (RHIOs) in achieving the goals of the National Health Information Network (NHIN).

Analyze several key challenges that RHIOs face in achieving long-term viability, broad participation and financial sustainability; formulate at least three recommendations to alleviate identified barriers to success.

Examine ways that initial capital can be raised to support health information exchange (HIE). Include an evaluation of the appropriateness of at least three different fee models (membership, subscription, etc.) and assess the implications of each.

Please include 2 peer-reviewed references and regular references.

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One of the pros of regional health information organizations in achieving the goals of the National Health Information network is the fact that regional health information organizations are able to focus their efforts on compiling statistically accurate health information in a highly efficient manner in their particular region. This is largely due to the fact that these health information organizations have a great deal of experience in working with healthcare organizations within their particular regions, and their healthcare information interchange methodologies, which can be provided to the national health information network in a more expeditious manner than if the national health information network sought to accomplish this without the assistance of regional health information organizations. Another pro is the fact that regional health information organizations can exponentially provide health organizations within their regions with information on the standards that are required by the national health information network, and ensure that these organizations are in compliance with these health information standards, the report any noncompliance to the National Health Information Network. A con of regional health information organizations in achieving the goals of the ...

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