FAQs related to State Sharing

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Is there information in the Vermont Health Information Exchange from other states?

Some information from other states is available in the Vermont Health Information Exchange,…

Some information from other states is available in the Vermont Health Information Exchange, including:

  • Information about care received at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center  
  • Information from the VA (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)

Access / Privacy

Can providers in other states view my health information, for instance if I am traveling or living out-of-state?

Providers outside of Vermont do not have access to VITL Access, the provider portal to the…

Providers outside of Vermont do not have access to VITL Access, the provider portal to the Vermont Health Information Exchange. However, some information in the Vermont Health Information Exchange is shared with out-of-state providers through other systems. This sharing happens with:

  • The VA (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)
  • Providers in Vermont can review national prescription information but not vice versa
  • National qualified event notification systems that notify providers when a patient is admitted, transferred or discharged from care, or has experienced a significant health event.