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Health Data Infrastructure


This group, formed in October 2015, built on the work and membership of the former Health Information Exchange/Health Information Technology (HIE/HIT) Work Group, as well as integrating members of the DLTSS Work Group. In Performance Period 3, the group was charged with:

  • Exploring and recommending technology and workflow solutions and best practices to achieve SIM’s desired outcomes;
  • Guiding and monitoring investments in the expansion and integration of health information technology, including:
    • Support for expanded connectivity to Vermont’s Health Information Exchange, known as the
    • VHIE, including remediation of identified data gaps;
    • Work to improve data quality within the VHIE;
    • Implementation of telehealth pilots;
    • Work around data warehousing and care management tools; and
    • Long-term HIE planning.