TITLE

tapping into the value of health data through secondary use

AUTHOR(S)
Garrett, Daniel
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Feb2010, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the opportunities can be achieved by hospitals in the U.S. if they can find meaningful commercial uses for the data contained in their electronic health records (EHRs). It mentions that it will help them improve their health outcomes, reduce medical errors, predict health trends and demonstrate the comparative value of drug and treatments. It states that the secondary use of data requires that the data be standardized to be effective.
ACCESSION #
51359259

 

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