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Health Information Technology is the application of information technology relating to health and healthcare. This typically includes the exchange of health information, such as electronic health records transferring between healthcare providers.

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Authors: Erica Richman | Brianna Lombardi | Lisa de Saxe Zerden

Topics: Data Analysis, Health Information Technology, Staffing

July 1, 2020
This research brief uses electronic health record data to describe the mix of profession­als identifying and addressing pa­tient Social Determinants of Health (SDOH).
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Authors: Xinxin Han | Patricia Pittman | Clese Erikson | Fitzhugh Mullan | Leighton Ku

Topics: Health Information Technology, Rural Health

October 28, 2019
This article helps validate the effectiveness of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) loan repayment and scholarship incentives as a recruitment strategy and to inform policies on the impact of NHSC on community health centers' patient care capacity.
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Authors: Bianca Frogner | Xiaoli Wu | Leighton Ku | Patricia Pittman | Leah Masselink

Topics: Community Health Centers, Health Information Technology, Staffing

January 1, 2017
This article examines the relationship between the use of electronic health records and productivity in community health centers.
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Authors: Leah Masselink | Clese Erikson

Topics: Community Health Centers, Health Information Technology, Staffing

August 1, 2016
This report helps to understand how community health centers' implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) has changed staffing models, staff roles, and workflow, and the mechanisms by which EHRs influence staff productivity and coordination between providers and quality of care.
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Authors: Bianca Frogner | Xiaoli Wu | Jeongyoung Park | Patricia Pittman

Topics: Community Health Centers, Health Information Technology, Staffing

September 1, 2015
This policy brief assesses how the medical staffing mix changed over time with the adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) in community health centers (CHCs).
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