Union Hospital of Cecil County has agreed to become a full member of the Delaware Health Information Network (DHIN) and is the second out-of-state hospital to participate in Delaware’s health information exchange. By becoming a member Union Hospital will be posting medical information about its Delaware patients to the DHIN database. This will provide a more complete community health record for Delaware residents who receive treatment there.
Physicians and surgeons at Union Hospital will also have access to the medical results and reports for their patients in the DHIN database. That will provide a broader picture of the care previously provided to Delaware patients that are treated at Union as well as for the Maryland patients who have received treatment in Delaware.
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