Hospitals and health systems continue to enhance their ability to electronically share essential patient information with health care providers and engage patients in their health care, according to data from the 2016 AHA Annual Survey Information Technology (IT) Supplement for community hospitals collected between November 2016 – April 2017. In a series of issue briefs highlighting data from this 2016 AHA Annual Survey, a second brief focuses on provider sharing and
use of clinical data and barriers to effective use of shared information.
- Trendwatch: Sharing Health Information for Treatment. AHA Annual Survey IT Supplement Brief #2. March 2018 (PDF)