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Our Interest in Health IT and HIE
Health IT and electronic health information exchange hold great promise for realizing dramatic improvements in quality by helping to:
- Reduce medical errors
- Ensure care is more evidence-based
- Get patients more involved in their own care
- Facilitate measurement and public reporting of provider performance.
We started working on health IT issues as a natural outgrowth of our efforts to improve the quality of our health care system (above).
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