The effective adoption and use of health information technology can provide significant support for broader efforts to reform health care in the United States, plus reduce health care costs and medical errors. Brookings experts explore the benefits of health IT and, in particular, how it can improve the quality of health care, and make the system more cost-effective in the long term.
A sign on the wall at Georgetown University Hospital shows a list stating patient rights as cancer patient Deborah Charles waits for a medical appointment in Washington May 23, 2007. Like many cancer patients, Charles now spends many of her days going from medical appointment to medical appointment. Photo taken May 23, 2007. To match feature WITNESS-CANCER/DIAGNOSIS REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES)
Yelp can help: Rating access to electronic medical records will hold hospitals accountable
October 5, 2015, Niam Yaraghi
Niam Yaraghi writes about how Yelp and other online review platforms can motivate medical providers to improve their ratings by allowing patients to easily access their electronic health records.
October 1, 2015, Niam Yaraghi
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September 10, 2015, Ian Hathaway and Jonathan Rothwell
August 25, 2015, Niam Yaraghi
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Darrell M. West
Vice President and Director, Governance Studies
Founding Director, Center for Technology Innovation
Fellow, Governance Studies, Center for Technology Innovation
Visiting Scholar, Economic Studies, Center for Health Policy
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