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Michael A Wittie, M.P.H. | January 6, 2015
Data rests at the heart of health IT’s capacity to help improve care quality and health outcomes: standards-based, interoperable electronic systems make it possible to access, share, use and re-use information that was once locked in paper charts kept by individual providers. As more and more consumers engage and adopt mobile health technologies to help them better track their daily health and wellbeing, it will be increasingly important to consider how those data can flow seamlessly from consumers to providers – and back – to help everyone achieve better health.Read Full Post.
Health Centers Are Leading Efforts to Incorporate Patient Work Information into Electronic Health Records
Michael A Wittie, M.P.H. | August 15, 2014
Community health centers are the largest providers of health care to underserved individuals in the United States and in many communities are at the forefront of health IT innovation. Health centers have long worked to improve the quality and efficiency of the care they provide, and have adopted health IT as a tool to facilitate that improvement.Read Full Post.
Michael A Wittie, M.P.H. | May 6, 2014
Federally funded health centers are making strides adopting and using electronic health records (EHRs) to treat some of the nation’s poorest and most at-risk patients since the enactment of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, according to a new first-of-its-kind study.Read Full Post.