HHS Connect at a glance
- By Edmund X. DeJesus
- Oct 15, 2010
Organization: Health and Human Services Department's Federal Health Architecture.
Project: Connect program.
Challenge: Enable federal agencies to exchange health care information securely and efficiently.
Solution: Create and distribute the open-source Connect system for standards-based health care information exchange.
Impact: Savings of $200 million, plus improved patient care and benefits administration.
Duration: March 2008 until now.
Cost: About $16 million.