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The following is a list of briefings, documents, and publications that have been ranked by the Alliance for Health Reform in order of relevance, 10 being "Exclusively Related" to the issue, to 5 being "Somewhat Related" to the issue. Webcasts, transcripts and resource materials can be downloaded for each briefing listed.
 
RankTypeDescription
10Briefing  A Different Way of Thinking About Health Information, 8/13/2012
A consumer walks down the street using a smartphone – but rather than texting a friend, calling home or checking email, she is reporting data that will inform a clinician about the status of her asthma management. Is this scenario real or fantasy? It is in fact being tested, but there are many policy considerations before we “get there” with consumer-generated health information, including the potential need for regulation of mobile apps that transfer health information; dealing with the complexities of integrating patient-generated information into the electronic health record; and melding these advances with “meaningful use” requirements to qualify for federal payments. In addition there are privacy and security issues, including HIPAA compliance concerns. What other special issues need to be addressed to enable the transmission of patient-generated information to occur effectively? Are there programs demonstrating the effective use of patient-generated information? Can they be replicated? What are the principal barriers to more rapid adoption of these types of interactions? To address these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Bipartisan Policy Center are sponsoring an August 13 luncheon briefing. 
10Briefing  Strengthening Medicaid with Health Information Technology: Are Providers & States Up to the Challenge? , 8/1/2011
Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, providers can receive Medicare and Medicaid payment incentives when they adopt electronic health records and demonstrate their “meaningful use.” Additionally, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires states to establish a website by 2014 for Medicaid beneficiaries to electronically enroll and renew coverage. Yet many challenges remain so that health information technology (HIT) can help the Medicaid program operate more effectively. This briefing explored such challenges and spotlighted some pioneers in the field.  
10Briefing  Investing in Health IT: What the U.S. and Other Countries Are Learning, 10/29/2010
Health information technology can help prevent medical errors, improve care coordination, increase access to providers in rural areas and improve the quality and value of care. Recent legislation, including the stimulus package and the new health reform law, invests substantial funds in health IT. What have the U.S. and other countries learned from their experience with health IT? This briefing, cosponsored by The Commonwealth Fund, explored the topic.  
10Document  Speaker Biographies, 7/13/2009
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
10ToolkitHealth Care Workforce: HIT Shortage, 10/10/2012
Health care providers are scrambling to find their way in the fast-paced world of technology, and the federal government is making billions of dollars available to help them do it. But while cost has traditionally been the big hurdle, the lack of a qualified workforce now poses a significant barrier, according to major surveys. This toolkit offers links to many resources. Includes a list of experts and websites. Supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Issue BriefHealth Information Technology: More Than the Money, 10/21/2008
Some health policy analysts believe that the main importance of health information technology lies in its potential for improving health care quality and reducing disparities. This issue brief explores the quality improvement aspects of health IT, and some barriers to its wider adoption. Supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10ToolkitA Reporter's Toolkit: Health Information Technology, 1/3/2008
This toolkit, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will help you understand how health information technology (IT) is slowly changing health care, and how analysts disagree about the value of some technologies. We offer an introduction to issues such as protecting patient privacy and the cost of new technologies. This resource also offers story ideas, selected experts with contact information, selected websites of interest and a glossary.  (Webpage)
10Issue BriefLinking Providers Via Health Information Networks, 12/21/2006
As many as 98,000 Americans die each year due to preventable medical mistakes. Health information technology could help reduce mistakes, but adoption by health care providers has been slow. This issue brief describes what's needed to link providers via information networks, and what barriers must be overcome. Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Briefing  Community Coalitions: Pursuing Better Quality Health Care One Locality at a Time , 4/15/2011
Stakeholders in dozens of communities around the nation are taking action to improve quality of care locally by engaging in one or more collaborations. Many are engaged in one or more such initiatives as Aligning Forces for Quality, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation project; Chartered Value Exchanges, sponsored by the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ); and the Beacon Community Program, run by the Office of the National Coordinator for health information technology. What does each program offer? What goals do they have in common? How do they relate to a national quality strategy? This briefing, cosponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, addressed these questions and more. 
9Document  Henry Taylor's Presentation, 7/23/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Sourcelist: Strengthening Medicaid with Health Information Technology, 8/1/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Briefing TranscriptStrengthening Medicaid with Health Information Technology: Are Providers & States Up to the Challenge?, 8/1/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Event Summary, 10/30/2010
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
9Briefing TranscriptTranscript, 10/29/2010
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
9Document  Source List , 10/27/2010
 (Word Document)
9Document  Sara Rosenbaum Presentation, 6/20/2008
 (PowerPoint)
9Document  Richard Hillestad Presentation: Can Information Technology Transform Health Care? , 9/16/2005
 - Source: RAND Health  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  George Halvorson Presentation:Access to Data is the Essential Foundation for Health Care Reform, 9/16/2005
 - Source: Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Briefing TranscriptHealth Information Technology: Here, Now, and Tomorrow, 9/16/2005
 - Source: Kaisernetwork.org (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Briefing TranscriptMaking the Connection: Helping Health Care Providers Collaborate via Health IT , 5/9/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Carol Diamond Presentation: Making the Connection-Helping Providers Collaborate via Health IT , 5/9/2005
 - Source: Connecting for Health  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Micky Tripathi Presentation: Making the Connection-Helping Providers Collaborate via Health IT , 5/9/2005
 - Source: Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (PowerPoint)
9Offsite Document  Establishing Health Insurance Exchanges: Three States' Progress, 7/1/2012
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Are the Stars Aligning for Telemedicine's Success?, 7/20/2009
 - Source: CNET News (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  UPMC Among Few in State Using 'tele' Technology, 8/29/2010
 - Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  General (Real-Time) Telehealth, 1/27/2009
 - Source: United States Department of Veteran Affairs (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Using Local Health Information To Promote Public Health, 7/1/2006
 - Source: Journal of Health Affairs  (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Promoting Informed Choice: Transforming Health Care to Dispense Knowledge for Decision Making, 6/25/2009
 - Source: Annals of Internal Medicine Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  A Hospital Is Offering Digital Records, 6/25/2009
 - Source: The New York Times (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Kaiser Backs Microsoft Patient-Data Plan, 6/25/2009
 - Source: The New York Times (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Health Care Cost Containment - How Technology Can Cut Red Tape and Simplify Health Care Admin, 6/1/2009
 - Source: UnitedHealth Group Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Specialty Care Safety Net Initiative, 10/7/2010
 - Source: Center for Connected Health Policy (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Beacon Community Program, 9/30/2010
 - Source: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Connecting California: The Impact of the Stimulus Package on Broadband and Telehealth Expansion, 4/1/2009
 - Source: Center for Connected Health Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  The Crossroads of Telehealth, Electronic Health Records, and Health Information Exchange, 1/1/2010
 - Source: The Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Telemedicine Coverage Now Mandated in Virginia, 4/19/2010
 - Source: American Medical News (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Telemedicine Offers Doctor’s House Calls, 8/17/2010
 - Source: Bangor Daily News (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Health Services to be Connected; Broadband Project Will Help Link Providers to Their Patients Who Live in Rural Parts of the State, 9/29/2009
 - Source: Charleston Daily Mail  (Unknown File Type)
8Briefing  Program Integrity: How Much Money Can Combating Health Care Fraud and Abuse Save? , 3/5/2012
Headlines regularly call attention to pockets of fraudulent activity in the health care area--scams that amount to millions and potentially billions of dollars. The stories typically focus on catching the crooks but not so much on efforts to prevent fraud, waste and abuse in health care programs. Both types of efforts are important. With continued concerns about rising health care costs and the current focus on deficit reduction, how much money can be saved and put to better use by reducing waste, abuse and outright fraud? To address these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Centene Corporation sponsored a March 5 briefing. The focus was not so much on the criminal aspect of the problem, but rather on how to coordinate the efforts of Medicaid, Medicare, the private sector and others to prevent and combat the waste, fraud and abuse. 
8Briefing  Shared Medical Decision Making: We're in This Together , 2/14/2011
The relationship between patients and doctors has been changing from the traditional model in which a doctor decides on a treatment course without significant patient input. One way to facilitate shared decision making is through the use of decision support tools, which offer the patient high quality medical information in an easily understandable format. How do these tools work? How might shared decision making benefit patients, purchasers and providers of care? What role can shared decision making play in the larger effort to improve the quality and lower the cost of health care? How does the Affordable Care Act affect shared decision making? To address these and related questions, the Alliance for Health Reform, the National Committee for Quality Assurance and the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making sponsored a February 14 briefing. 
8Briefing  Reforming the Health Care Delivery System: A Team Approach, 3/27/2009
There is an emerging consensus that health reform must encompass ways to improve quality and value in the system, and one of the prime targets for reform is the way care is delivered. Some health care organizations have combined thoughtful use of technology and better use of personnel to improve preventive care and treatment of chronic disease, obtain better outcomes, and offer additional job satisfaction to their health care workforce. This briefing, sponsored by the Alliance, Kaiser Permanente and the AFL-CIO, explored ways to enhance a team approach to care. 
8Briefing  Health Information Technology and Its Future: More Than the Money , 6/20/2008
Health information technology (IT) offers the potential to save lives, improve efficiency and increase the overall quality of our health care delivery system. Can it also save money? Not by itself, says a recent report from the Congressional Budget Office. This briefing, cosponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, considered the idea that adoption of health information technology is about much more than saving money.  
8Briefing  Comparative Effectiveness: Can We Get Better Health Value for the Dollars We Spend?, 4/4/2008
Comparative effectiveness research holds out the tantalizing prospect of making it easier for patients and their doctors to choose the best treatment. Who should conduct such research -- government, the private sector or some combination? Who should decide which interventions to evaluate? Who will pay for it? This briefing, cosponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, addressed these and related questions. 
8Briefing  Health Information Technology and Privacy: Is There a Path to Consensus? , 2/29/2008
Why do Americans trust information technology when they do their banking, make airline reservations, pay their bills, and file their tax returns, but not to access their medical information electronically? Some believe that technology poses a serious threat to Americans’ medical privacy rights; such people would add strict privacy protections to any health IT legislation. Others assert that the privacy risks are inconsequential, and that all health care providers should use electronic health records and participate in health information exchange networks. What’s the best way to balance the move to electronic health records and other health IT applications against the need to protect the privacy of individuals’ medical histories? This briefing, cosponsored with the Divided We Fail Initiative, addressed these and related questions.  
8Briefing  Health Legislation 2007-2008: What's Possible?, 12/13/2006
Suddenly, Capitol Hill is talking about health issues again. Incoming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi promises that Democrats will roll back the prohibition against the federal government negotiating drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries. (A Kaiser Family Foundation poll released today found broad bipartisan support for this idea.) Incoming Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says one of his three top priorities will be more funding for stem cell research. Others want to revisit the importation of prescription drugs from Canada. Additionally, the 110th Congress will consider whether to continue the State Children’s Health Insurance Program in its present form.  
8Briefing  TOWARD A HIGH PERFORMANCE HEALTH SYSTEM: Public-Private Efforts to Make Health Care Safer and More Effective, 10/3/2005
It is clear that by many measures, Americans are not receiving commensurate value for the health care dollars they spend. Is it possible to simultaneously improve health coverage and quality, while generating savings for health care consumers, employers, government and health care providers? What are the characteristics of a high performance health system? What realistic steps does the private sector need to take, contrasted with government bodies, to move the U.S. toward such a system?  
8Briefing  HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Here, Now and Tomorrow, 9/16/2005
Wider use of health information technology has been touted as one way to improve the quality of care and reduce medical errors, while reducing the continued rapid growth of health care spending. Providers across the country are already adopting new health IT systems, and many patients have welcomed the trend. What are the latest developments in private-sector systems linking providers across different health care settings? What should the federal government’s role be in identifying barriers and opportunities for the health IT systems, in the face of privacy and security concerns? What are analysts saying about projected costs and savings associated with the implementation and widespread use of electronic medical records?  
8Briefing  Pay-for-Performance: Taking Health Care Quality Improvement to the Next Level, 7/15/2005
Pay-for-performance programs have been touted by some as a way to improve the overall quality of care provided to patients, while being criticized by others who fear unintended consequences in attempting to change physician behavior. Both the private and public sector are experimenting with incorporating pay-for-performance into a number of areas of reimbursement policy. In this Alliance for Health Reform and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation briefing, the issues and challenges surrounding pay-for-performance were discussed.  
8Briefing  MAKING THE CONNECTION: Helping Health Care Providers Collaborate Via Health Information Networks , 5/9/2005
Health care information about individual patients is one of the least automated aspects of the U.S. economy. Promoting greater access to secure, easily shared electronic health records for all Americans has strong support from the Administration and both parties in Congress. What are the latest practical approaches being implemented in the field today to connect disparate pieces of our vast health care sectors for information sharing? What is necessary to achieve broad data exchange while protecting patient privacy and improving consumer choice and control?  
8Document  Materials List, 8/13/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Agenda, 8/13/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Source List, 8/13/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Project HealthDesign Overview, 8/13/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Engaging Patients Using Technology: Legal & Policy Issues Faced by Project HealthDesign Grantees, 8/13/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  BreathEasy: A smartphone PHR for patients with asthma, 8/13/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  A Different Way of Thinking About Health Information: Patient Generated Data, 8/13/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  A Different Way of Thinking About Health Information: Patient Generated Data, 8/13/2012
 (PowerPoint)
8Document  Materials List: Strengthening Medicaid with Health Information Technology, 8/1/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Materials List, 10/27/2010
 (Word Document)
8Briefing TranscriptBriefing: Reforming the Health Care Delivery System: A Team Approach, 3/27/2009
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Reforming the Health Care Delivery System: A Team Approach, 3/27/2009
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Selected Experts, 3/27/2009
 (Word Document)
8Document  Medication Errors Injure 1.5 Million People and Costs Billions of Dollars Annually, 7/20/2008
 - Source: Institute of Medicine (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Briefing TranscriptHealth Information Technology and Its Future: More Than the Money, 6/20/2008
 - Source: Kaisernetwork.org (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Briefing TranscriptComparative Effectiveness: Can We Get Better Health Value for the Dollars We Spend?, 4/4/2008
 - Source: Kaisernetwork.org (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  418 Biotechnology Medicines in Testing Promise to Bolster the Arsenal Against Disease, 1/1/2006
 - Source: Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers Association (PhRMA) (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Sourcelist: Health Information Technology: Here, Now, and Tomorrow, 9/16/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform  (Word Document)
8Document  Quality Matters - September Update from The Commonwealth Fund, 9/1/2005
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund  (Word Document)
8Briefing TranscriptPay-for-Performance: Taking Health Care Quality Improvement to the Next Level, 7/15/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Sourcelist: Making the Connection: Helping Health Care Providers Collaborate via Health IT , 5/9/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform  (Word Document)
8Issue BriefRural Health and Health Reform, 1/6/2010
Health care delivery poses unique challenges in rural communities. Provider shortages are particularly acute. Unemployment rates are higher and private insurance rates are lower in rural areas than elsewhere. Do the health reform bills in Congress adequately address the needs of rural areas? A new issue brief from the Alliance for Health Reform offers some insights. Written by Deanna Okrent, Alliance senior health policy associate, and supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Other PublicationSourcebook 2006- Chap 12: Public Health, 10/9/2006
This chapter from the Alliance sourcebook, “Covering Health Issues, 2006” presents key facts, background, story ideas, experts and websites on public health. It includes information on how public health works, the infrastructure, funding, addressing obesity, public health workforce, health information technology (health IT) , public health and the uninsured, and environmental health. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Offsite Document  Electronic Medical Record Adoption in New Zealand Primary Physician Offices, 10/27/2010
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Federal Health IT Coordinator Completes Nationwide System to Assist Doctors and Hospitals in Switching to Electronic Health Records, 10/28/2010
 - Source: HHS (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Electronic Health Record Standards, 10/28/2010
 - Source: Health Affairs Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  CCHIT, Drummond, Certify First Batch of EHRs, 10/28/2010
 - Source: Government Health IT (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Incorporating Patient-Generated Information to Manage Health, 6/8/2012
 - Source: Project HealthDesign Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  A Brave New World: Regulations and Risks Inherent in the Use of Mobile Health Devices and Applications, 8/1/2012
 - Source: Journal of Health Information Management (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Know thy health record, 8/3/2012
 - Source: Healthcare IT News (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Lessons from Project HealthDesign, 8/1/2012
 - Source: Journal of Health Information Management (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Analysis: App-happy Health Care Full of Optimism, Money, 8/1/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Health News (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  First glimpse of meaningful use stage 3 measures, 8/2/2012
 - Source: Government Health IT (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  5 Ways Mobile Apps Will Transform Healthcare, 6/4/2012
 - Source: Forbes CIO Network (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Q&A: Mostashari on IT and delivery system reform, 6/20/2012
 - Source: Healthcare IT News (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Feds Raising Awareness of Patient Rights on Accessing Health Data, 8/9/2012
 - Source: iHealthBeat (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Digital Disparities: A Barrier to Health Equity, 5/2/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Transforming Health Care: The Role of Health IT, 1/1/2012
 - Source: Bipartisan Policy Center Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Massachusetts E-Health Project Increased Physicians’ Ability To Use Registries, And Signals Progress Toward Better Care, 7/1/2011
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Focus: Mobile Health, 8/1/2012
 - Source: Journal of Healthcare Information Management (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Summary of the HIPAA Privacy Rule, 5/1/2003
 - Source: US Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  RWJF Grant Supports Innovative Telehealth Model for Bringing Specialty Care to Rural and Underserved America, 8/20/2009
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation  (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  What is Telemedicine and Telehealth?, 1/1/2010
 - Source: American Telemedicine Association  Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Widespread Adoption of Information Technology in Primary Care Physician Offices in Denmark: A Case Study, 10/28/2010
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Electronic Medical Record Adoption in New Zealand Primary Care Physician Offices, 10/27/2010
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Federal Support and Standards for Medicaid and Exchange Information Technology System, 11/3/2010
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  It Ain't Necessarily So: Electronic Health Record and Unlikely Prospect of Reducing HC Cost , 7/1/2006
 - Source: Journal of Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  The Impact of Quality-Reporting Programs on Hospital Operations, 9/1/2006
 - Source: Journal of Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
7Briefing TranscriptShared Medical Decision Making: We're in This Together, 2/14/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Robin Osborn Presentation, 10/29/2010
 (PowerPoint)
7Document  Tom Bowden Presentation, 10/29/2010
 (PowerPoint)
7Document  Ib Johansen Presentation, 10/29/2010
 (PowerPoint)
7Document  Sabine Koch Presentation, 10/29/2010
 (PowerPoint)
7Document  David Blumenthal Presentation, 10/29/2010
 (PowerPoint)
7Document  Letter to Baucus, 5/22/2008
 - Source: Various Drugstore Chains (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  American College of Cardiology’s Letter to Baucus-Grassley, 5/19/2008
 - Source: American College of Cardiology (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Briefing TranscriptHealth Information Technology and Privacy, 2/29/2008
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  List of Experts, 2/29/2008
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Groups Push Physicians and Patients to Embrace Electronic Health Records, 2/6/2008
 - Source: JAMA (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  State e-Health Activities in 2007: Findings from a State Survey, 2/1/2008
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Whose Data Is It Anyway? Expanding Consumer Control Over Personal Health Information, 2/1/2008
 - Source: California Health Care Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Consumer Partnership for e-Health Position Statement, 1/1/2008
 - Source: Divided We Fail Coalition (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Privacy and Security Solutions for Interoperable Health Information Exchange, 12/20/2007
 - Source: RTI International (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  America's Health Rankings 2006, 6/15/2007
 - Source: United Health Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Side-by-side Summary of Selected Health IT and Privacy Legislation, 2/25/2007
 - Source: Divided We Fail Coalition (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Health Information Privacy Protections Under Federal and State Law, 10/23/2006
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Too high a price for life, 8/15/2006
 - Source: The Associated Press (Word Document)
7Document  Framework for a High Performance Health System for the United States, 8/1/2006
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Public Views on Shaping the Future of the U.S. Health System, 8/1/2006
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Center for Medicare and Medicaid sercives (CMS)/ Premier Hospital Quality and incentive Demonst, 4/13/2006
 - Source: Premier (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Biologics and Benefit Design: What’s New for ’06?, 2/1/2006
 - Source: Katherine Adams, Biotechnology Healthcare  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Biotechnology Industry Facts, 1/1/2006
 - Source: Biotechnology Industry Organization (Word Document)
7Document  Health-Care Applications, 1/1/2006
 - Source: Biotechnology Industry Organization (Word Document)
7Document  Cancer and Managed Care in the 21st Century, 12/1/2005
 - Source: William T. McGivney and Jill Mullen, The American Journal of Managed Care (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  The Medicare Care Management Performance Demonstration, 11/1/2005
 - Source: CMS (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  James Mongan Presentation: Health Care in the US - A Tale of Two Systems, 10/3/2005
 - Source: Dr. James Mongan, Partners HealthCare (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Briefing TranscriptToward a High Performance Health System, 10/3/2005
 - Source: Kaisernetwork.org (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  The Rise and Role of Specialty Pharmacies, 10/1/2005
 - Source: David Suchanek, Biotechnology Healthcare (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Financial Anatomy of Biomedical Research, 9/21/2005
 - Source: Hamilton Moses III, et al., Journal of the American Medical Association (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Sourcelist: Pay-for-Performance: Taking Health Care Quality Improvement to the Next Level, 7/15/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform  (Word Document)
7Document  The 5 Stages of Biotechnology Management, 2/1/2005
 - Source: Thomas Baker, Biotechnology Healthcare  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  High Gleevec Price Offset by Expected Survival Benefit, 12/13/2004
 - Source: Jennifer Ludmer and Andrew Allen (Word Document)
7ToolkitWorkforce Toolkit Series, 10/31/2012
What you need to know about the: The Physician Workforce
Nursing Workforce Shortage Direct Care Workforce Shortage Health Information Technology Shortage  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Offsite Document  Activating a Full Architectural Model: Improving Health Records Through Robust Population Health, 10/28/2010
 - Source: Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  12 European Countries Take First Step Across E-Health Borders , 10/27/2010
 - Source: HIMSS (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Continued Quality Improvement in CA Health Care Announced by Integrated Healthcare Association, 7/13/2006
 - Source: Integrated Health Care Association (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Journal of Ambulatory Care Management Special Issue: Technology for Patient-Centered, Collabora, 9/1/2006
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Fact Sheet: Health Care Transparency: Empowering Consumers to Save on Quality Care, 8/22/2006
 - Source: The White House: President George W. Bush (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Health Information Technology: Efforts Continue but Comprehensive Privacy Approach Needed, 6/19/2007
 - Source: GAO Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  How the Public Views Privacy and Health Research, 11/1/2007
 - Source: IOM/Harris Interactive (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Evidence on the Costs and Benefits of Health Information Technology, 5/1/2008
 - Source: Congressional Budget Office (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  American College of Cardiology Supports E-Prescription Mandate, 6/3/2008
 - Source: iHealth Beat (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Americans Want Next President to Prioritize Health IT Efforts, 6/13/2008
 - Source: iHealth Beat (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Bush Plan Offers Bonuses to Medicare Doctors Who Use Electronic Records, 6/10/2008
 - Source: Congressional Quarterly (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  CBO Questions Savings from Digital Health Care Records, 5/22/2008
 - Source: Wall Street Journal (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Commentary: Information Tech for Health Care, 5/27/2008
 - Source: Washington Times (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Continued Progress: Hospital Use of Information Technology, 2/27/2007
 - Source: AHA Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Defining Key Health Information Technology Terms, 4/28/2008
 - Source: The National Alliance for Health Information Technology Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Electronic Documentation Calls for Standardized Nursing Language, 5/1/2008
 - Source: NurseZone.com (Unknown File Type)
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