Health care data are generated and stored in a wide variety of formats. How can data users access and share data in order to learn from it? Health services researchers and data users are looking at data sharing to improve health and health care.
Sufficient data infrastructure across health systems and community social service providers support the management of a collaborative partnership’s community-wide population health improvement efforts.
This Bright Spot from AcademyHealth's Community Health Learning Program highlights useful insights from the Louisiana Public Health Institute's work to leverage health information technology to improve outcomes for individuals with serious mental illness.