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Table EHR: Health Center Health Information Technology (HIT) Capabilities

Illinois Data

45 Awardees

Line Measures Number of Health centers % of Total
1. Does your center currently have an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system installed and in use?
1a. Yes, installed at all sites and used by all providers 45 100.00%
1b. Yes, but only installed at some sites or used by some providers 0 0.00%
Total Health Centers with EHR installed (Sum 1a + 1b) 45 100.00%
1c. Health Centers who will install the EHR system in 3 months 0 0.00%
1d. Health Centers who will install the EHR system in 6 months 0 0.00%
1e. Health Centers who will install the EHR system in 1 year or more 0 0.00%
1f. Health Centers who have Not Planned on installing the EHR system 0 0.00%
Total Health Centers with No EHR installed (sum 1c + 1d + 1e + 1f) 0 0.00%
Total Health Centers reported 45 100.00%
4. With which of the following key providers/health care settings does your center electronically exchange clinical information? (Select all that apply)
a. Hospitals/Emergency rooms 32 71.11%
b. Specialty clinicians 28 62.22%
c. Other primary care providers 24 53.33%
d. Labs or imaging 33 73.33%
e. Health information exchange (HIE) 15 33.33%
f. None of the above 4 8.89%
g. Others 4 8.89%
5. Does your center engage patients through health IT in any of the following ways? (Select all that apply)
a. Patient portals 43 95.56%
b. Kiosks 8 17.78%
c. Secure messaging 36 80.00%
d. Others 4 8.89%
e. No, we do not engage patients using HIT 1 2.22%
7. How do you collect data for UDS clinical reporting (Tables 6B and 7)?
a. We use the EHR to extract automated reports 29 64.44%
b. We use the EHR but only to access individual patient charts 0 0.00%
c. We use the EHR in combination with another data analytic system 16 35.56%
d. We do not use the EHR 0 0.00%
10. How does your health center utilize HIT and EHR data beyond direct patient care? (Select all that apply)
a. Quality improvement 44 97.78%
b. Population health management 36 80.00%
c. Program evaluation 38 84.44%
d. Research 14 31.11%
e. Other 1 2.22%
f. We do not utilize HIT or EHR data beyond direct patient care 1 2.22%
11. Does your health center collect data on individual patients' social risk factors, outside of the data reportable in the UDS?
a. Yes 29 64.44%
b. No, but we are in planning stages to collect this information 15 33.33%
c. No, we are not planning to collect this information 1 2.22%
12. Which standardized screener(s) for social risk factors, if any, do you use? (Select all that apply)
a. Accountable Health Communities Screening Tools 0 0.00%
b. Upstream Risks Screening Tool and Guide 0 0.00%
c. iHELP 0 0.00%
d. Recommend Social and Behavioral Domains for EHRs 6 20.69%
e. Protocol for Responding to and Assessing Patients' Assets, Risks, and Experiences (PRAPARE) 11 37.93%
f. Well Child Care, Evaluation, Community Resources, Advocacy Referral, Education (WE CARE) 3 10.34%
g. WellRx 0 0.00%
h. Health Leads Screening Toolkit 1 3.45%
i. Other 11 37.93%
j. We do not use a standardized screener 25 86.21%
12a. Please provide the total number of patients that screened positive for the following:
a. Food insecurity 17,837 1.98%
b. Housing insecurity 8,303 0.92%
c. Financial strain 14,307 1.59%
d. Lack of transportation/access to public transportation 12,385 1.37%
12b. If you do not use a standardized assessment to collect this information, please indicate why. (Select all that apply.)
a. Have not considered/unfamiliar with assessments 3 6.67%
b. Lack of funding for addressing these unmet social needs of patients 3 6.67%
c. Lack of training for staff to discuss these issues with patients 3 6.67%
d. Inability to include with patient intake and clinical workflow 5 11.11%
e. Not needed 2 4.44%
f. Other 13 28.89%
13. Does your center integrate a statewide Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) database into the health information systems, such as health information exchanges, EHRs, and/or pharmacy dispensing software (PDS) to streamline provider access to controlled substance prescriptions?
a. Yes 35 77.78%
b. No 8 17.78%
c. Not sure 2 4.44%


'-' Data cannot be calculated or has been suppressed for confidentiality purposes.

Cells that are shaded blue represent data that was not reported or null values.

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