REACH Healthcare Data Analytics Portal

Healthcare data is being generated at an unprecedented rate and meaningful use of EHRs is integrally linked to this trend. This portal provides tools and resources aimed to assist healthcare organizations gain maximum value from their EHR data related to meaningful use and beyond.

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An introduction to data, data analytics, meaningful use, and data governance. An introduction to the principles of data management and clinical quality measures. An introduction to data analysis techniques and methods for using analytics for change.

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REACH (Regional Extension Assistance Center for HIT) is a project federally funded through the Office of the National Coordinator, Department of Health and Human Services (grant number 90RC0021/01).

Overview

Meaningful use is an initiative requiring the use of certified electronic health record (EHR) technology to:

  • -Improve quality, safety, efficiency, and reduce health disparities
  • -Engage patients and family
  • -Improve care coordination, and population and public health
  • -Maintain privacy and security of patient health information
The goal of the program is to improve outcomes, empower patients, and produce more research through technology adoption, data collection, and information analysis and use. Thus, analytics is a central component of achieving the goals of meaningful use.

Tools and Resources

Browse all of the resources in the portal using the Resources List >