Closing Gaps in Care through Health Data Exchange
March 31, 2016
As delivery system transformation, consumerization and digitalization converge together, the healthcare industry is at the crossroads to address gaps in care as a national priority. With this in mind the Louis W. Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation, in close collaboration with GE Healthcare, conducted mixed methods qualitative research to enable a better understanding of data exchange challenges and to identify effective strategies for workflow automation and optimization. This report provides an overview of current approaches, best practices, emerging opportunities and barriers to identifying, preventing and closing gaps in care through data exchange via health information technologies.