When correctly planned, implemented and funded with a sustainable method HIE’s represent the forefront of innovation in health care delivery, access, and technology. Ascendian has been an integral part of the creation, strategic and operational plans for on of the largest HIE efforts to date (National Association for Trusted Exchange (NATE). Our capabilities focus on the HIE policies and HIT infrastructure required for the seamless movement of health care information (e.g. clinical records, lab reports, medical images, other patient assets) electronically across and between organizations. Our clients receive the capability to electronically move clinical information between disparate health care information systems while maintaining the clinical quality of the information being exchanged.