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Benefits

Why is secure, encrypted transport and exchange of protected health information important to Alaska?
AeHN offers the following benefits to all Alaskans:

For Patients

  • Better communication
  • Increased patient safety
  • Higher quality follow-up care after discharge
  • Better seamless care between inpatient and outpatient visits

For Providers

  • Confidential and timely access to patient’s medical history no matter where a patient receives care
  • Rapid medical record search for historical complications
  • Public health reporting
  • Reduced interface costs
  • Referrals and referral documents transmitted automatically

For Hospitals

  • Reduced avoidable readmissions
  • Automatic insurance notifications
  • Streamlined access to patient medical history for emergency department clinicians
  • Public health reporting
  • Reduced interface costs
  • HIPAA-compliant data sharing with other health care providers

For Public Health

  • Individuals, their communities, and all of society accumulate the benefits from HIE in terms of more effective healthcare, improved safety, and reduced costs.