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Ad Hoc HIEs

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  An Ad Hoc HIE occurs when two healthcare organizations exchange health information, usually under the precondition of familiarity and trust, using existing and usual office infrastructure such as mail, fax, e-mail and phone calls.
Source(s):
NISTIR 7497