May 16, 2006 | Journal Article
Health Records/Electronic Health Records
June 14, 2005 | Program Results Report
From August 2003 through February 2004, Health Level Seven created an electronic health record system, as well as security standards and communications protocols.
June 18, 2008 | News Release
Health information technology (HIT) has the potential to revolutionize the delivery of health care. This report considers in particular the growth of electronic health records and how it might affect the cost and quality of health care.
Collecting Data on Patient Race, Ethnicity and Primary Language to Help Hospitals Improve Quality of Care
June 4, 2008 | Toolkit, Story
Expecting Success, the nation's first multihospital collaborative focused on reducing disparities, helped 10 hospitals measure the quality of cardiac treatment they provide to patients based on their race, ethnicity and primary language.
August 22, 2008 | Program Results Report
Staff at One Economy Corp. developed an Internet-based personal health record for use by a low- and moderate-income population and tested its feasibility.
September 17, 2008 | Video
Nine research teams from across the country unveiled innovative prototypes of personal health record (PHR) applications that provide a glimpse of the "next generation" of PHRs.
September 1, 2008 | Issue Brief, Video
A serious chronic disease in its own right, diabetes can lead to other chronic conditions such as heart disease, kidney disease and stroke.
October 1, 2008 | Journal Article
Researchers have been developing information and communication technologies (ICTs) to help diabetes patients keep track of what they eat. This study obtained feedback from patients who tested three new design concepts.
December 1, 2008 | Journal Article
This article examines the relationship between use of electronic health record components and the quality of care received by patients. Researchers found no consistent relationship between elements of electronic health records and quality of care.
December 2, 2008 | Program Results Report
Connecting for Health works with more than 100 collaborators from government, health care, industry and consumer groups to establish policy guidelines and technical solutions to pave the way for nationwide electronic health information exchange.