Scripps, Sharp Join San Diego Health Data Exchange
Scripps Health and Sharp Healthcare have announced they will join San Diego Health Connect, a health information exchange funded with $15.3 million from the HITECH Act. The exchange began as the San Diego Beacon Community and soon will enable authorized providers to access health care data on 2.7 million residents in San Diego County. Scripps and Sharp expect their data to be included on the exchange this summer.
- "Big Boost to San Diego HIE as Scripps, Sharp Join" (Goedert, Health Data Management, 5/13).