A 2016 report from researchers at Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business and Harvard University finds that Health Information Exchanges (like MyHealth) reduced costs for Medicare beneficiaries by an average of $139 a year from 2003-2009. Translated nationally, that could result in $8.7 billion in savings annually if HIE’s were operating in all markets. It would also result in better, more coordinated care! Read this groundbreaking report here!
Adjerid, Idris and Adler-Milstein, Julia and Angst, Corey M., Reducing Medicare Spending Through Electronic Information Exchange: The Role of Incentives and Exchange Maturity (April 14, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2765098