Title

Standardizing Maternity Care Data to Improve Coordination of Care

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Publication Date

2017-03-01

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications | Health Information Technology | Maternal and Child Health | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Women's Health

Abstract

The amount of data generated by health information technology systems is staggering, and using those data to make meaningful care decisions that improve patient outcomes is difficult. The purpose of this article is to describe the Maternal Health Information Initiative, a multidisciplinary group of maternity care stakeholders charged with standardizing maternity care data. Complementary strategies that practicing clinicians can use to support this initiative and improve the usability of maternity care data are provided.

Keywords

care coordination, collaboration, data standards, health IT, interoperability, maternity care

DOI of Published Version

10.1016/j.jogn.2016.07.013

Source

J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2017 Mar - Apr;46(2):284-291. doi: 10.1016/j.jogn.2016.07.013. Epub 2016 Dec 14. Link to article on publisher's website

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN / NAACOG

Related Resources

Link to article in PubMed

PubMed ID

27986612

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