It’s hard to overstate the importance of informed consent. It’s a critical factor for improving data sharing, care coordination, operational efficiencies, outcomes and health equity – and it’s required not only in healthcare, but also social services, education, behavioral health, justice and other domains.Read More »
Spreading the Word: Consent’s Key Role in Advancing
Information Sharing, Health Outcomes and Equity
Researching and disseminating reports, studies, playbooks and white papers is one of the principal ways Stewards of Change Institute (SOCI) has provided information, insights and thought leadership since the organization’s inception over a decade ago. Here’s a sampling of our publications over time.
Here’s something we can all agree on: Sharing data across systems, sectors and domains is a highly desirable goal because it can result in enormous benefits, ranging from reducing costs to enhancing programmatic efficiencies to – most importantly – improving person-centered care and outcomes. What we also know, however, is that there are tall hurdles […]Read More »
Evidence clearly shows that the routine, secure sharing of relevant personal information among the many programs and systems that serve vulnerable children (education, healthcare, behavioral health, child welfare, social services, juvenile justice, etc.) greatly enhances care coordination, thereby systemically and meaningfully improving outcomes for this underserved population. But current processes for providing informed consent to […]Read More »