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To help states further adoption and use of health information technology (HIT) and electronic health information exchange (HIE), the State Alliance for e-Health outlines in this first annual report six recommendations for state action.
Added: March 02, 2010 at 08:33 am | Adobe PDF | Privacy and securityPopulation healthHIT
This paper looks at variations in reported measures that limit current knowledge of health care quality for American Indians. The Indian Health Service is enhancing its information systems to improve the measurement of health care quality and to standardi
Added: March 02, 2010 at 08:49 am | Link | American Indians/Native AmericansHITHealth disparities
This paper examines some of the “gaps” in privacy protections that arise out of the current federal health privacy standard, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) Privacy Rule.
Added: March 02, 2010 at 10:16 am | Adobe PDF | Privacy and securityHIT
This publication provides a catalogue of resources, categorized by key words, targeted audiences, resource creator, subject area, media type, and website links.
Added: March 02, 2010 at 02:00 pm | Microsoft Excel Worksheet | HITPrivacy and securityElectronic health records
The whitepaper contends that interoperability is no longer a technological option, but rather a fundamental requirement to deliver effective care and ensure the health and well-being of millions of patients worldwide.
Added: March 02, 2010 at 02:06 pm | Adobe PDF | HIT
Integration platforms: What are they and why you need them? This white paper presents the findings and analysis of in-depth interviews conducted with senior IT executives and system architects at four hospitals acknowledged to be industry leaders in their
Added: March 02, 2010 at 02:09 pm | Adobe PDF | HITFieldwork models
In this journal article, three UK researchers explore novel methods for helping patients to access and manage their personal electronic health data that are emerging internationally. Potential benefits and challenges are examined.
Added: March 03, 2010 at 01:16 pm | Link | Electronic health recordsHIT
The author discusses the importance of adopting HIT, the many barriers that currently exist, and the role of government -- particularly through the ONC, legislation, and policy.
Added: March 03, 2010 at 01:29 pm | Adobe PDF | HIT
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NHIT Brochure
Added: March 03, 2010 at 02:21 pm | Adobe PDF | UnderservedHIT
NHIT Collaborative Summary
Added: March 03, 2010 at 02:32 pm | Adobe PDF | UnderservedHIT
NHIT Workgroup Charges Chairs & Co-Chairs
Added: March 03, 2010 at 02:33 pm | Adobe PDF | UnderservedHIT
The article contends that health IT may be an integral part of broader solutions to address disparities in the health and well being of underserved Americans.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 09:43 am | Adobe PDF | Health disparitiesUnderservedHIT
This report notes that computerized physician order entry (CPOE) has been shown to reduce medication error rates, but barriers exist to implementation of CPOE. Government, employers, and insurers are called upon to share the costs.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 04:11 pm | Link | HITElectronic health records
An expert panel was convened to develop a model national health information network (NHIN) that would be attainable in five years, taking into account financial, personnel, and technical constraints.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 04:14 pm | Link | HITElectronic health records
Despite the clear benefits, health care organizations and physicians have been slow to embrace health information technologies, according to this report.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 04:16 pm | Adobe PDF | Electronic health recordsFieldwork modelsHIT
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