Report Assesses Progress of State Health Data Exchanges
State health information exchanges vary widely in their effectiveness, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution. For the report, researchers analyzed statewide health data exchanges in several states, including California. They found that California's budgetary problems have hindered the progress of its health data exchange.
- "Report Draws Lessons of States' Experience With Sharing Health Information" (Pecquet, "Healthwatch," The Hill, 2/8).
- "Brookings Report: Barriers Limit State Health Information Exchanges" (Lee, Modern Healthcare, 2/8).
- "Brookings: Consensus From Policymakers Necessary for HIE Success" (Bowman, FierceHealthIT, 2/8).