Innovation in Indian healthcare: using health information technology to achieve health equity for American Indian and Alaska Native populations.

Mark Carroll, Theresa Cullen, Stewart Ferguson, Nathan Hogge, Mark Horton, John Kokesh

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Abstract

The US Indian health system utilizes a diverse range of health information technology and innovative tools to enhance health service delivery for American Indians and Alaska Natives. This article provides an overview of efforts and experience using such tools to achieve health equity for American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Specific attention is given to the Indian Health Service Electronic Health Record and to two examples of telehealth innovation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1d
JournalPerspectives in health information management / AHIMA, American Health Information Management Association
Volume8
StatePublished - Jun 15 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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