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Progress and Ongoing Challenges to Electronic Public Health Reporting Among Non-Federal Acute Care Hospitals

Data brief examining public health reporting among acute care hospitals, including rural hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), in 2022. Discusses challenges with the exchange of electronic health information, such as lack of capacity to exchange electronically, interface issues, and differing vocabulary standards. Presents data on the mean number of public health reporting types completed by hospital size, CAH status, rural/urban location, and independent/system affiliation. Appendix Table A4 contains data on the number of hospitals surveyed that reported at least one reporting challenge by state.
Chelsea Richwine
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
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Critical Access Hospitals · Health information technology · Hospitals · Public health · Rural-urban differences · State-by-state data · Statistics and data · State-by-state

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  • Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, view details