Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Regulating Health Care
Lecture:Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Slide content:AHRQ: Health IT Develops and disseminates information Toolkits and educational materials are available to capture best practices in the use of technology Research funding opportunities are also available 25
Slide notes:AHRQ develops and disseminates evidence to inform policy and practice on how health information technology can improve the quality of health care. The AHRQ website offers resources focused on topics such as consumer health IT applications, electronic medical records systems, workflow, and health information exchange. The site also links to top peer-reviewed articles that provide insight into designing and implementing appropriate health IT systems. Furthermore , AHRQ provides grant funding for projects designed to improve processes and procedures in health IT. Information about these grants is available on their website, which is provided in the Resources section of this presentation. 25