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The State HIE Cooperative Agreement Program grantees are required to monitor and trackstatewide implementation, adoption, and transactions of exchange mechanisms that theyimplement directly or enable through funding, technical assistance, marketplaces, etc. to supportthe meaningful use of health information technology. Research the current state of HIE across theUnited States through theState HIE Program Measures Dashboardand provide a responsesummarizing your findings related to your state of residence. Provide a summary of your findingsand any insights you have gained in the review of the information.In 2009, under the Obama administration, more than $30 billion in incentives were authorized byCongress to stimulate meaningful use and adoption of EHRs by medical professionals and hospitals(Adler-Milstein, Bates, and Jha, 2011).Electronic prescribing with decision support, automated qualitymeasurement, and health information exchange (HIE) are the three main components that wereoutlined by Congress for meeting the criteria of meaningful use, with the central goal of this programbeing to promote broad use of HIE (Adler-Milstein, Bates, and Jha, 2011).HIE is a key componentthrough which information is shared from electronic records and is an essential foundation point for thefield of health informatics (Braustein, 2014).Efforts to establish and promote a national HIE had beenrelatively stagnant for years, due to various barriers, which include available technology, the upfrontfinancial burden, and engagement from the stakeholders.As a result, the Office of the National

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