Data Integration Best Practices for Health Centers & Homeless Services Publication
Health Center Focus Group Recommendations on Data Integration
Resource Topic: Health Information Technology (HIT)/Data, Promising Practice, Special and Vulnerable Populations, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)
Resource Subtopic: Research and Data, Privacy and Security, Community, Health, and Housing Partnerships, Electronic Health Records (EHRs), Administrative Policies.
Keywords: Integrated Care, Privacy/Protected Health Information (e.g., Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)), Housing, Data Collection, Management, and Analytics.
Year Developed: 2020
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.)
Secondary Audience: Clinicians
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Resource Summary: Health centers use data and technology to improve health outcomes of patients, speed administrative processes, and collect patients’ health and housing histories. This report advances strategies for large and small health centers to match data with homeless service systems to identify and coordinate care for high utilizers of crisis care systems.
Resource Details: This report summarizes recommendations from health center fous groups on data sharing efforts between health and housing providers that contribute to improving patients’ health outcomes by addressing the social determinants of health (SDOH).