Methods Used to Enable Interoperability among U.S. Non-Federal Acute Care Hospitals in 2017
Analyzes 2017 American Hospital Association IT Supplement
survey data to describe the methods used by acute care
hospitals in the U.S. to support interoperability.
Discusses hospital participation in health information
networks by hospital size and location. Includes
information on the rates of small, rural, and Critical
Access Hospitals' (CAH) use of non-electronic methods to
exchanging patient health information with partners outside
their hospital system.
Christian Johnson, Yuriy Pylypchuk, Vaishali Patel
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Critical Access Hospitals · Health information technology · Healthcare networks · Hospitals · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology,