Research

Studies and research published by the AHIMA Foundation.

Electronic Health Information for Health Equity

This white paper from the AHIMA Foundation in sponsorship with Optum offers multiple recommendations for health systems to leverage PHRs to promote care plan adherence and reduce gaps in care for patients  managing chronic conditions. 

Understanding Access and Use of Health Information in America

This survey explores consumers’ abilities, behaviors, and expectations around interacting with their health information to make care and wellness decisions.

Use of Health Information Technology among Patient Navigators in Community Health Interventions

Patient navigators — defined as individuals who help patients move through the complex care continuum — can improve access to care and patient engagement, which can translate into better outcomes.