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Improving the Quality of Healthcare through Health Information Exchange

Description:

A 53-page PDF of key findings from eHealth Initiative's 2006 Third Annual Survey of Health Information Exchange at the State, Regional, and Community Levels.  Findings cover:

  • Level of policy activity and leadership
  • Policy development, planning, and HIE implementation activities
  • Improving quality and safety, rising healthcare costs
  • Exchange of clinical data
  • Services designed to support care delivery processes
  • HIE efforts offer services focused on QI
  • Engagement of multiple stakeholders in healthcare

Toolkit:

PH Informatics Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Health Information Exchange (HIE), Health Information Technology (HIT), Quality Improvement, Strategic Planning

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

eHealth Initiative

Submitted:

06/15/2007

Modified:

08/02/2007

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