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Findings from a study of stakeholder perspectives on participation in four local health information exchanges (HIEs) suggest that barriers to achieving data exchange remain high.
Added: March 02, 2010 at 08:52 am | Adobe PDF | Fieldwork modelsData collectionQuality measures and reporting
Eight NCQA 2008 award winners describe projects in which they improved race/ethnicity data, increased language access, and engaged the community—all critical dimensions of quality improvement.
Added: March 02, 2010 at 01:46 pm | Adobe PDF | Health disparitiesAfrican-AmericansFieldwork modelsHispanics
Innovation is required to solve problems with access to care and the special needs for educational outreach for disadvantaged or vulnerable populations. This paper describes how parents use Baby CareLink tools to keep them informed and involved in the car
Added: March 02, 2010 at 02:03 pm | Adobe PDF | eHealth and technologyUnderservedFieldwork models
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
This study looks at two different models for helping independent medical practices in New York and Massachusetts successfully adopt electronic health records. Their efforts address overcoming key barriers such as the amount of start-up funds needed, produ
Added: March 03, 2010 at 01:09 pm | Link | Electronic health recordsFieldwork models
A national initiative supports nine cross-cutting teams in developing new approaches to personal health records (PHR) that will help patients take charge of their health and better manage their care.
Added: March 03, 2010 at 01:13 pm | Adobe PDF | eHealth and technologyFieldwork modelsElectronic health records
This is a brief on how recording ODL can improve health and care, synthesizing ideas like personalized data for patients and changing health behaviors. The ultimate goal is to use data to understand the experience of an individual as he or she goes about
Added: March 04, 2010 at 09:44 am | Adobe PDF | eHealth and technologyData collectionFieldwork modelsElectronic 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
This qualitative study from Kaiser Permanente looks at the keys to successful implementation, including: perceptions of the system selection, early testing, adaptation of the system to the larger organization, and adaptation of the organization to the new
Added: March 04, 2010 at 04:18 pm | Adobe PDF | Electronic health recordsFieldwork models
Common themes emerged from these case studies. They included challenges of ensuring the validity and reliability of data, efficient workflow, and staff support. However, the providers\' successes in implementing their respective EHR-based quality measur
Added: March 04, 2010 at 04:20 pm | Link | Fieldwork modelsElectronic health records
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