Maine HIE to pilot nation’s first statewide medical image archive

HealthInfoNet, working with some of Maine’s largest health care organizations, will pilot the nation’s first statewide medical image archive. With this new service, HealthInfoNet will reduce the cost of storage and transport of electronic medical images and make sharing these images possible through the health information exchange (HIE). “The HIE contained image reports for several…

A picture is worth 1000 words

HealthInfoNet announced today a first-of-a-kind project to create a statewide medical image repository, and for the first time, make medical images available in the statewide health information exchange (HIE). As far as we know, Maine would be the first state to create such a repository and the first to provide access to this repository through…