eHealth Commission Workgroups

     Advance Health Information Exchanges

This initiative seeks to develop and implement approaches to harmonize data sharing capabilities, increase the rate of health information sharing, and advance health information exchange across Colorado.

Project Scope: Define scope of work and timelines for available and approved funding to enhance and harmonize health information exchange (HIE) infrastructure among Colorado's regional HIE organizations.

     Care Coordination

This initiative seeks to develop, support, and enhance technical approaches that can be used to easily share care coordination information within and across communities while recognizing that approaches to care coordination may be unique to individual communities.

Project Scope: (Phase 1) Identify and leverage existing care coordination activities, alliances, best practices and tools across the state. (Phase 2) Develop prioritized project plans that address unique community needs and gaps in care coordination maintaining person-centric lens.

     Consumer Engagement

This initiative seeks to develop and implement tools to educate, engage, and empower consumers in their health and well-being. 

Project Scope: (Phase 1) Define high-level project requirements based on direct consumer input, a review of available tools, and a gap analysis.

     Ease Quality Reporting Burden

This initiative provides technology support to ease the capture, aggregation, and reporting of agreed upon quality reporting measures.

Project Scope: This multi-year effort is focused on leveraging investments from the State Innovation Model (SIM) to advance the automatic reporting of electronic clinical quality measure reports. This project is focused on evaluating and scaling technical infrastructure investments and continuing data governance.

     Unique Identity for Individuals and Providers

This initiative develops and implements a comprehensive approach that includes both health and social services information that will be used across Colorado to uniquely identify a person and their provider across multiple systems and points of care. 

Project Scope: This multi-year effort has been focused on researching current state identity efforts across state agencies and statewide to inform, design, and implement an agreed upon approach.