Quality Profiles: The Leadership Series - Focus on Supporting Quality Improvement Through the Use of Health Information Technology (epub)
Quality Profiles™: The Leadership Series - Focus on Supporting Quality Improvement Through the Use of Health Information Technology (2009), developed by NCQA in collaboration with Pfizer Inc, is the seventh in a series of publications focused on advancing the quality of health care and its delivery.
Using the six Priorities and Goals of the National Priorities Partnership as the framework, this edition:
- Explores the tremendous potential health information technology (HIT) has in advancing meaningful health care reform
- Examines technologies that can facilitate quality improvement efforts in areas that have the greatest possibility of improving health and overall health care
- Highlights advancements in quality improvement from organizations that have successfully incorporated HIT as a means to improve patient care
- Encourages stakeholders to invest in changes that will [promote widespread adoption of HIT with the goal of creating a more patient-centered health care system