Leaders from Multiple Health Sectors Identify Challenges in Accessing Federal Health Data to Improve Health, Healthcare
Report from Healthcare Leadership Council, Bipartisan Policy Center Underscores Importance of Data Access to Clinical Decision-making, Population Health, Health System Improvements
WASHINGTON – Healthcare leaders from multiple sectors believe government policymakers should move toward expanding access to federally-held health data in order to elevate population health, improve clinical and consumer decision-making and support improving delivery and payment system models designed to improve American healthcare, according to a report released today by the Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) and the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC).
The report summarizes the outcomes of an April 3 roundtable discussion hosted by HLC and BPC involving more than 35 leaders from academic and research institutions, hospitals and health systems, health plans, life sciences organizations and technology companies. Representatives from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute participated as well. More Details »