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Data Sharing & Interoperability

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Health Information Technology Adoption and Utilization in Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Settings

This paper provides an overview of Health Information Technology (HIT) adoption and utilization in long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) settings. This study found that LTPAC have adopted electronic health records (EHRs) to support clinical and business needs. Interoperable exchange of health information however is not routine or widely used.
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State All Payer Claims Databases: Identifying Challenges and Opportunities for Conducting Patient-Centered Outcomes Research and Multi-State Studies

This report is the third in a series of reports commissioned by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) from the RAND Corporation addressing state all payer claims databases (APCDs). APCDs include medical, pharmacy, and dental claims, as well as enrollment and provider files collected from private and public payers by states, usually as part of a State mandate.
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Implementation of an Electonic Care Plan for People with Multiple Chronic Conditions

The purpose of this project was to develop and test a suite of electronic Care Plan (eCP) tools for adults with multiple chronic conditions (MCC), including an eCP implementation guide specifying data standards and value sets for key use case conditions and two open-source eCP apps (one for patients and one for clinicians).
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Developing and Assessing the Validity of Claims-based Indicators of Frailty & Functional Disabilities in Electronic Health Records

This is the final report of an AHRQ study to address the operational gap between CFIs and EFIs. This project focused on validating an established CFI using linked claims-EHR databases of multiple large health systems. The project provides a systematic approach that health systems can use to examine the quality of the EHR data and prepare it for the application of EFI measures.
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Linking Child Welfare and Medicaid Data: Lessons Learned from Two States

This report provides information to state, tribal, and local child welfare and behavioral health agencies that are interested in linking their Medicaid and child welfare data.
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Opportunities to Improve Data Interoperability and Integration to Support Value-Based Care

In value-based models of health care delivery, providers are financially rewarded or penalized on the basis of the quality of care they provide to patients, typically measured by patient outcomes.
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Linking State Health Care Data to Inform Policymaking: Opportunities and Challenges

This posting includes a report prepared by the RAND Corporation, “State All Payer Claims Databases Understanding the Current Landscape and Challenges to Use,” which builds on a 2021 report “The History, Promise and Challenges of State All Payer Claims Databases.” The new report provides additional detail on the objectives of and use cases for APCDs, the current APCD landscape, and implementati

Addressing Social Determinants of Health: Examples of Successful Evidence-Based Strategies and Current Federal Efforts

Long-standing health inequities and poor health outcomes remain a pressing policy challenge in the U.S. While opportunities to advance health equity through clinical care continue to be important, addressing the ways in which social determinants of health (SDOH) increase or decrease the risk of poor health outcomes is critical to improving the nation’s health and wellbeing.
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Social Determinants of Health Data Sharing at the Community Level

This report represents a landscape review of community-level efforts to address SDOH, followed by interviews with participants in three community-level initiatives that have built networks to coordinate clinical and social services.

Maximizing Data Interoperability and Integration to Support Value-Based Care

Stakeholders broadly recognize the imperative of accessing, exchanging, integrating and using data from across the care spectrum to achieve the goals of value-based care. Though there is increasing evidence data exchange is occurring, less is known about how data are being integrated into workflows and used across the care spectrum.