Learning from the History of Statewide Health Data Exchange in California
Regional and statewide efforts to implement a health information exchange (HIE) in California have evolved significantly over the years. This Q&A with a national expert provides answers to critical questions that policymakers and other stakeholders can consider to reform HIE today. An accompanying timeline highlights key events.
Breaking Down Silos: How to Share Data to Improve the Health of People Experiencing Homelessness
Homelessness & Health Care
With more than 150,000 people experiencing homelessness on any given day, purposeful collaboration between the housing and health care sectors are critical. This report focuses on ways in which the two systems are sharing data to better coordinate and support clients' needs.
At a Glance: Why California Needs a Statewide Health Data Network (and How to Get There)
Data Exchange, Investing in Innovation
This fact sheet details the challenges and potential solutions California's leaders face in creating a health information exchange system that collects patient data in a single unified manner while also making this information accessible to health providers timely and securely.
2021 Edition — California’s Health Care Safety Net
Matthew Newman, James Paci
This Almanac report, California’s Health Care Safety Net: Essential Access for Millions, presents data on the providers and programs that compose California’s system for providing health care to people with low incomes.
CalAIM and Health Data Sharing
Data Exchange, Medi-Cal
The California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM) program seeks to enhance information exchanged among managed care plans, providers, and county agencies. Learn more in this report, CalAIM and Health Data Sharing: A Road Map for Effective Implementation of Enhanced Care Management and In Lieu of Services.
Advancing Data Exchange in California
This series of reports sponsored by CHCF is aimed at helping inform California decisionmakers about statewide data exchange. These reports focus on how other states have approached statewide health information exchange; the existing electronic health record networks, regional health information organizations, and competing infrastructure that currently exist in California; and the challenges and policy options for the state going forward.
Why California Needs Better Data Exchange: Challenges, Impacts, and Policy Options for a 21st Century Health System
This report looks at how a fragmented data exchange ecosystem affects the ability of medical, behavioral, and public health providers to deliver critical services, and the impact these issues have on the Californians they serve.
Designing a Statewide Health Data Network: What California Can Learn from Other States
This report explores how four states have successfully deployed statewide health data networks, also known as health information exchanges. The framework for success that Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, and New York have forged offers lessons for California in how to develop its own statewide health information network.
Understanding the New Federal Data Interoperability Requirements
In March, federal rules designed to improve how health care organizations collect and share patient data were released. This slide deck provides a high-level introduction to these complex rules with a focus on implications for health plans, which face some of the earliest and more daunting compliance deadlines.