Health care data are generated and stored in a wide variety of formats. How can data users access and share data in order to learn from it? Health services researchers and data users are looking at data sharing to improve health and health care.
This one-pager highlights key components of the National Interoperability Collaborative, an initiative led by AcademyHealth and Stewards of Change Institute, to increase collaboration among the sectors that impact health and well-being by improving information-sharing, interoperability, and use of technology.
Sufficient data infrastructure across health systems and community social service providers support the management of a collaborative partnership’s community-wide population health improvement efforts.