Challenges to Public Health Reporting Experienced by Non-Federal Acute Care Hospitals, 2019
Data brief examining public health reporting among acute care hospitals, including rural hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). Outlines challenges with the exchange of electronic health information, such as lack of capacity to exchange electronically, interface issues, and differing vocabulary standards. Compares challenges faced by hospitals by size, CAH status, rural/urban, and independent/system affiliated and offers state-level maps of percent of hospitals reporting specific challenges.
Chelsea Richwine, Carmelita Marshall, Christian Johnson, Vaishali Patel
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Critical Access Hospitals · Health information technology · Hospitals · Public health · Rural-urban differences · State-by-state data · Statistics and data · State-by-state