Asking Population Health's Unanswered Questions

August 23, 2012
Healthcare Infomatics

AUGUST 23, 2012 - In efforts to turbocharge the understanding of population health, performance, and quality, the Office of the National Coordinator place for Health Information Technology (ONC) in September 2011 founded the Query Health project to develop standards for distributed population queries. The goals of these queries are to deliver insights for local and regional quality improvement and to facilitate performance measures and payment strategies for communities based on aggregated de-identified data. This summer three of the five pilots are kicking off to test specific data package and transfer standards. Read more