Brief Survey: 10 Key Readiness Indicators for 
Exchange of Health Information
 

Whether it is related to EHRs, Accountable Care, Medical Homes, Meaningful Use or other initiatives to improve patient care and quality, your organization’s ability to succeed will depend on your ability to effectively exchange health information within your organization and with outside groups such as physician offices and payers.

ECRI Instituteand its strategic partner, s2a, have developed 10 success indicators to help you assess your readiness to exchange health information. Your participation in this survey will also help us determine the healthcare community’s readiness at this juncture. Aggregated results will be published by ECRI Institute and sent to you if you provide your e-mail.

How ready are you? Complete this short survey and find out.

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Thank you in advance for your participation. 


Please rate where you believe your hospital stands on each of the 10 items below:
1.  Ordering providers routinely receive laboratory results electronically (not faxed) from your clinical information systems.
2.  Providers not employed by your organization have remote electronic access to your enterprise clinical information systems.
3.  Your organization-wide EHR/EMR will be fully implemented by the end of 2011.
4.  Your organization's senior leadership understands the importance of timely electronic exchange of health information between all providers involved in a patient’s care.
5.  Your organization has prioritized the clinical conditions that require the electronic exchange of health information within and outside of your organization.
6.  The interoperability of health information systems is one of your organization's top strategic priorities.
7.  Your organization has formally assessed the degree of health information system interoperability across your community.
8.  Your organization’s EHR/EMR electronically exchanges health information with non-employed provider EHRs/EMRs.
9.  Your organization has established policies and procedures to ensure the safe and effective interoperability of medical devices with health information systems.
10.  Your organization has begun to utilize IT systems to analyze and manage the population health information needed to be more accountable for patient care.

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