Report Finds Health IT Can Boost Patient-Centered Care
Health IT can help promote patient-centered care in ambulatory settings, according to a report by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. However, the authors noted that the success of health IT initiatives is affected by the effectiveness of their design and implementation and the extent to which they address the needs of diverse patient populations.
- "AHRQ Report Summarizes Health IT Grant Initiative's Efforts" (Gold, FierceHealthIT, 2/8).
- "AHRQ Report Highlights Patient-Centered Efforts" (Clinical Innovation & Technology, 2/5).