Civitas Networks for Health is a national collaborative comprised of member organizations working to use health information exchange, health data, and multi-stakeholder, cross-sector approaches to improve health.
In follow up to Civitas Networks for Health and Maryland Health Care Commission’s Health Data Utility Issue Brief, the goal is for the Framework to assist collaborators and entities within states in assessing their current readiness level, identifying next steps, and actioning or furthering implementation of Health Data Utilities.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, community leaders have rallied to address the unique health and health care needs of their neighbors. Civitas stands with and champions these local health care innovators – amplifying their voices at the national level and supporting the exchange of resources and ideas among their programs.
With generous support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), Civitas Networks for Health has partnered with the Gravity Project® leadership, Health Level Seven® (HL7®), and various Civitas members to facilitate the dissemination and implementation of Gravity Project standards through Q4 2023. Our efforts involve engaging with national, regional, and local community partners to gain insights from and provide support for the Gravity pilots work stream.
“Civitas started only two and half years ago, but already have 165 members spread across the country. In this short video, CEO Lisa Bari describes the most interesting aspects of Civitas’s recent conference. She said that people coming out of COVID-related isolation were eager to join workshops so that organizations such as HIEs, quality improvement organizations, and data collaboratives could achieve common goals. That was on full display at the conference as each of these organizations connected and learned the unique approaches organizations we’re taking across the country.”
TEFCA, OHIN, HDU, and Interoperability with Civitas CEO Lisa Bari
Today the Civitas network represents more than 169 member organizations and business partners moving and using data to improve health outcomes across the U.S.
In the complex world of health care, data standardization is a pivotal yet often underappreciated aspect of delivering equitable care. […]Read Article