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Who operates the Vermont Health Information Exchange?

Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL) is a private, non-profit organization that…

Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL) is a private, non-profit organization that operates the Vermont Health Information Exchange. More information about VITL is available at www.vitl.net.

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Does my doctor or provider send information to the Vermont Health Information Exchange?

The best way to find out if your provider or provider sends information to the Vermont Health…

The best way to find out if your provider or provider sends information to the Vermont Health Information Exchange is to call VITL, the organization that operates the Information Exchange, at 888-980-1243

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Can the people who work at VITL view information in the Vermont Health Information Exchange?

Yes, but only in order to test and troubleshoot the system, some VITL employees may need to view…

Yes, but only in order to test and troubleshoot the system, some VITL employees may need to view limited amounts of information in the Vermont Health Information Exchange. Employees of VITL accessing the system must have an established need under the “health care operations” consideration of HIPAA. All VITL employees are given training on patient privacy, HIPAA, and minimum necessary access to patient information.