Diameter Health Founder Published in American Journal of Public Health
Although it was originally designed to exchange information on individual patients, the CCD will become a powerful instrument for medical research and public health… Future generations will not judge the adoption of EHRs on the elimination of paper in medical practice. Instead, they will ask whether the new digital infrastructure was effectively harnessed to break down barriers to quality improvement, effective information sharing, and the reuse of medical data.
John D’Amore, currently Diameter Health’s President and Chief Strategy Officer, wrote this article for the American Journal of Public Health in 2012. Since that time, hundreds of millions of CCDs (Continuity of Care document) have been exchanged, and healthcare providers have become increasingly aware of the CCD’s value for population health, quality reporting, and clinical analytics.
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