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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Our Interest in Health IT and HIE

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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.

Notes:

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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