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Advancing Interoperability, Information Sharing, and Data Access: Improving Health and Healthcare for Americans

Health / Research February 12, 2019

Supporting better health outcomes requires an interoperable healthcare system in which the patient is at the center of care and the right person has access to the right data.

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Patient Safety and Information Technology

Health / Research May 23, 2017

This report explores the intersection of patient safety and IT, assesses progress made, and makes policy recommendations for implementing a health IT framework that both protects patient safety and promotes innovation.

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10 Ways to Advance Medical Innovation This Year

Janet M. Marchibroda, Ashley Ridlon / Blog March 3, 2016

Patients and clinicians should be encouraged to know the Senate HELP Committee continues its work toward legislation on innovative drugs and medical devices.

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It’s Time for Bold Action on Health IT Interoperability

Janet M. Marchibroda / Blog December 15, 2015

Federal officials and private sector stakeholders agree that the lack of information sharing and interoperability is a problem that they must work together to solve.

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Improving Health Through Interoperability and Information Sharing

Health / Research December 8, 2015

Electronic information sharing plays a critical role in improving health outcomes, lowering health care costs, and improving the patient experience of care.

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Improving Health Through Interoperability and Information Sharing

Health / December 8, 2015 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Despite investments of more than $30 billion in electronic health record technology, nationwide interoperability across care settings has yet to be achieved.

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Three Medical Innovation Priorities Ready for Congressional Action

Janet M. Marchibroda, Ashley Ridlon / Blog November 3, 2015

The urgent need to find cures for life-threatening diseases calls for policies that modernize the discovery, development, and delivery of drugs and devices.

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Clinician Perspectives on Electronic Health Information Sharing for Transitions of Care

Health / Research October 3, 2012

As outlined in the recently released Bipartisan Policy Center report, Transforming Health Care: The Role of Health IT, electronic health information sharing plays a critical, foundational role in achieving the common attributes of high performance and new models of care…

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Accelerating Electronic Information Sharing to Improve Quality and Reduce Costs in Health Care

Health / Research October 3, 2012

Health information technology (IT) and electronic health information sharing play critical and foundational roles in addressing the cost, quality, and access challenges of the U.S. health care system.

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Challenges and Strategies for Accurately Matching Patients to Their Health Data

Health / Research June 21, 2012

The exchange of health information across care settings is a central and necessary component of coordinated, accountable, patient-centered models of care that are shown to improve quality and reduce costs.

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