HHS AHRQ Awards Grant to Research Health Data Exchange between EHR systems

“A team of researchers spearheaded by faculty at the University of Iowa College of Public Health recently earned a research grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to analyze patterns of health data exchange between providers.”

“The research project will center on health data exchange between EHR systems across care settings and facilities. University of Iowa Associate Professor of Health Management and Policy Xi Zhu will lead the study and examine EHR-based communication among virtual care teams. Researchers will also analyze the relationship between EHR communication networks and care quality…”

“AHRQ has issued several grants to individuals and institutions to promote advancements in health IT use and data access throughout 2019.” Read the full article here.

Source: AHRQ Awards Grant to U of Iowa to Research Health Data Exchange – By Kate Monica, June 5, 2019. EHR intelligence.

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