January 2015 HIE Status Update
Healthcare Access San Antonio, this region’s HIE, receives accreditation for achieving the highest standards of ensuring security and privacy of health information
HASA is the first HIE in Texas and the fourth in the nation to achieve full accreditation
SAN ANTONIO, TX –July 17, 2014– Healthcare Access San Antonio (HASA), the Health Information Exchange for Bexar and 21 surrounding counties in South Central Texas, announced today it has achieved full accreditation with the Texas Health Information Exchange Accreditation Program (TX-HIEAP) from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) and the Texas Health Services Authority (THSA). HASA is the first in Texas and only the fourth in the nation to receive this prestigious recognition. Texas HIE Accreditation ensures HIEs within Texas are interoperable with state and federal programs, and provide the private, secure and proper exchange of health information in accordance with established laws and public policy.