Southern Piedmont Beacon Community: Improving Health Through Health Technology

16-Nov-10 | 1:30

Watch an overview video of the Southern Piedmont Beacon Community Program and learn what they are doing to improve care through health IT in North Carolina's Cabarrus, Rowan, and Stanly Counties.

John Graham, PhD, PMP, and Cynthia Oakes from the Southern Piedmont Beacon Community also called the "Southern Piedmont Community Care Plan Beacon Community", discuss how their Beacon Community will help increase use of health information technology, including health information exchange among providers and increase patient access to health records to improve coordination of care, encourage patient involvement in their own medical care, and improve health outcomes while controlling cost.

Content last reviewed on March 28, 2018
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