Health Information Technology Costs & Benefits Database

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Health Information Technology Costs & Benefits Database

Description

This database contains literature articles about the costs and/or benefits of health information technology (HIT) and is searchable in a variety of ways. The Web site also contains information about how the database was developed and about barriers to the implementation of HIT.

This Web page includes the following sections:

  • Search database according to the following criteria:
    • HIT elements
    • Institute of Medicine categories
    • Types of health care organization settings
    • Study design
    • Health system HIT leaders
    • Cost and benefit outcomes
  • Project background
  • Project methods
    • Key questions
    • Technical expert panel
    • Literature search
    • Article review
  • Sample answers to your HIT questions
  • Barriers and implementation of HIT

Developer:

RAND

Funding Sources:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

History

Release Date: 2006
Original Summary: January 2007
Last Updated: 04/25/08

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