The Texas Health Services Authority will be one of 21 state offices and agencies undergoing the biennial legislative evaluation known as the Sunset Review during the Legislature’s 2015 session. The Texas Sunset Advisory Commission was established in 1977 in order
Providing a recognized and respected approach to safeguarding the use and exchange of electronic health records (EHRs) is the basis of “SECURETexas: Health Information Privacy and Security Certification,” the first state program of its kind in the country offering privacy
Healthcare Access San Antonio (HASA) and Central Texas’ Integrated Care Collaborative (ICC) have become the first Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) in Texas to receive full accreditation from the Texas Health Information Exchange Accreditation Program, and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation
As the role of Health Information Exchanges (HIE) grows across the state, the Texas Health Services Authority (THSA) has completed an update to its strategic roadmap to promote and coordinate the continued development of a seamless electronic health information infrastructure.
The increasing use of electronic health records (EHRs) and health information exchanges (HIEs) has proven their value — in health and wealth — to doctors and patients. By giving physicians access to patients’ EHRs through HIEs, studies show that fewer