Quality measures for capturing the effects of health information exchange. Academic Article uri icon


MeSH Major

  • Forms and Records Control
  • Medical Informatics
  • Medical Record Linkage
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care
  • Quality Indicators, Health Care


  • Existing quality measures may not be sensitive to the effects of sharing clinical data across health care providers or institutions. Our objective is to develop and validate a modified set of quality measures that is: 1) sensitive to the types of improvements in quality that health IT with HIE may contribute to ambulatory care and 2) electronically retrievable from electronic health records (EHRs) or other electronic sources.

publication date

  • December 2008



  • Academic Article



  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 18999000

Additional Document Info

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