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ICYMI: Mark Elson published a new report about #HIE in CA, and the role local investment and collaboration play. As Mark said when he visited our coalition meeting, "Localities are where the collaboration happens to overcome barriers in HIE."
It has been a long road toward health data exchange in CA. This report from @CHCFNews highlights the key decision points along the way, and how we can continue moving towards improved health data infrastructure in California.
We were thrilled to see the first meeting of the Data Exchange Framework Stakeholder Advisory Group on August 31! Read our blog post on this historic meeting here: https://connectingforbetterhealth.com/updates/first-stakeholder-advisory-group-meeting/
Work to create interoperable public health data systems are underway via @CDCgov’s Data Modernization Initiative. Prior to the pandemic, 1/2 of all hospitals reported challenges related to their or public health agencies’ lack of capacity to exchange data. https://www.healthit.gov/data/data-briefs/challenges-public-health-reporting-experienced-non-federal-acute-care-hospitals