Communication Package

Our Communications Package has been carefully designed to help inform and educate participating providers’ staff and patients about HealthInfoNet’s health information exchange services.

HealthInfoNet’s Communications Package is divided into the following four (4) components containing the identified documentation:

1. Staff Education & Training Resources

  • Overview of HealthInfoNet and Maine’s Health Information Exchange
    Provides a comprehensive overview of HealthInfoNet and the statewide Health Information Exchange

  • Participant Internal Staff Communication Template
    Assists participating organizations in communicating the objective and value of HealthInfoNet to staff

  • Registration Staff Script Template
    Assists participating organizations’ healthcare professionals in introducing HealthInfoNet to patients

2. Consent Forms

  • HealthInfoNet General Medical Information Opt-Out Form [REQUIRED]|
    Allows patients to opt-out of sharing their general medical information with HealthInfoNet

  • HealthInfoNet General Medical Information Opt-Out Revoke Form
    Allows patients to share their general medical information with HealthInfoNet after previously opting-out

  • HealthInfoNet Sensitive Information Opt-In Form
    Allows patients to opt-in to sharing their sensitive information with HealthInfoNet

  • HealthInfoNet Sensitive Information Opt-Out Form
    Allows patients to opt-out of sharing their sensitive information with HealthInfoNet

3. Communication Resources

  • HealthInfoNet Overview Poster [REQUIRED]
    Provides a high-level overview of HealthInfoNet and the statewide Health Information Exchange

  • HealthInfoNet Consent Choices Poster
    Demonstrates patients’ choices for participating in the statewide Health Information Exchange

  • HealthInfoNet Provider Poster
    Gives healthcare professionals an overview of the statewide Health Information Exchange

  • HealthInfoNet Patient Poster
    Gives patients/clients an overview of the statewide Health Information Exchange

4. Legal Resources & References

  • HealthInfoNet References in Maine State Statutes
    Provides an overview of the references to HealthInfoNet in Maine State statutes

  • 22 MRSA §1711-C Confidentiality of health care information
    PDF copy of statute references

  • 12. 5 MRSA §19203 Confidentiality of test and 34-B Section 1207 Confidentiality of information
    PDF copy of statute references

  • Maine Medical Association Sample Notice of Privacy Practices
    Sample Notice of Privacy Practices from Maine Medical Association for use by participating organizations
For more information about HealthInfoNet’s Communications Package, including how to obtain a copy of the latest package, please contact our Clinical Education team at clinicaleducation@hinfonet.org.