Health Information Exchange Biosurveillance Efforts and Emergency Department Crowding During the Spring 2009 H1N1 Outbreak in New York City
Shapiro, J., Genes, N., Kuperman, G., and Chason, K. (2010). Health Information Exchange, Biosurveillance Efforts, and Emergency Department Crowding During the Spring 2009 H1N1 Outbreak in New York City. (Abstract only.) Annals of Emergency Medicine 55(3): 274-276.
In this article, the authors examine how healthcare practitioners used health information exchange networks to share clinical data among otherwise unaffiliated providers across entire regions during the 2009 H1N1 outbreak.