The ne211.org website resulted from a collaboration of Nebraska organizations working to ensure that individuals have an easy means to search for health and human service agencies and programs and find the help they need. Ne211.org combined resource information from organizations who maintained databases on several thousand agencies, programs, and services across the state. The […]
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PPC staffers defined, described, calculated, and presented the likely costs and benefits of implementing and maintaining a 2-1-1 information and referral system in Nebraska. The study included a survey of current information and referral services in Nebraska and a cost/benefit analysis of the technical and practical aspects of implementing and maintaining a 2-1-1 system. See […]
This project developed the technological link between propriety software and existing xml standards to enable resource information sharing (locally and nationally). Tools created by this project enable linking disparate resource databases using the market-leading proprietary software. The project identified and resolved semantic conflicts by developing a codified data format structure, and data conflicts by creating […]
The overarching goal of this project was to engage Nebraskans about privacy and security issues surrounding electronic health information. The project simultaneously achieved three specific outcomes: 1) engage a sample of Nebraska residents about important legal and policy issues surrounding electronic sharing of health information through a survey and deliberative discussion; 2) increase knowledge and […]
PPC researchers were asked to facilitate the secure electronic sharing of health information between providers in the Nebraska Panhandle in order to make patient information more easily accessible and to ensure high-quality care for rural residents. One of the early successes of the project was the opening of the Regional West Medical Center (RWMC) portal […]
Shank, N., A Review of the Role of Cost–Benefit Analyses in 2-1-1 Diffusion, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 43(6S5), S497-S505.
Herian, M. N., Shank, N., & Abdel-Monem, T. (2012). Trust in government and support for governmental regulation: The case of electronic medical records. Health Expectations. doi: 10.1111/j.1369-7625.2012.00803.x
Shank, N., Woods, K., Lazarus, S., & Willborn, E. (2009). Health information exchange: A frontier model.
Sharing Health Records Electronically: Background. Abdel-Monam, Tarik, Herian, Mitch. (2008 December 11).
Sharing Health Records Electronically: Final Report. Abdel-Monem, Tarik, Herian, Mitch. (2008 December 11).