Minnesota e-Health Vision
All communities and individuals benefit from and are empowered by information and technology that advances health equity and supports health and wellbeing.
- Empower individuals, families, and caregivers to use information and technology to make informed health and wellness decisions.
- Promote research and implementation of evidence-based policies to support best practices and improve outcomes.
- Improve community and public health through timely and actionable information.
- Support providers, care teams, and services in the collection, use and sharing of information through technology and health information exchange.
- Use information to advance knowledge, wisdom, and practice by assuring:
- Strong leadership and strategic collaborations that support innovation and stay informed of trends influencing health and technology.
- Well-trained and educated e-health-savvy workforce.
- Sustainable and adaptable resources for guidance and implementation.
- Standards and policies for collection, use and sharing of information, including personal health and medicine and factors that influence health such as genetics, geography, and gender.
- Protection of health information and patient access to health information.
- Measurement of progress on the adoption and effective use of health information technology and health information exchange.
The Minnesota e-Health Initiative takes collective action that meets the statutory requirements in Minnesota Statutes 62J.495 to advise the commissioner of health, provide guidance to the community, and
- Supports the vision and mission of the Minnesota e-Health Initiative.
- Ensures that decisions are objective and align with science and evidence-based research.
- Advances e-health equity and supports e-health across the care continuum.
- Values integrity, quality and collaboration.
- Considers all aspects of and factors influencing health and wellbeing.
- Leverages current resources and opportunities.
- Respects human dignity and promotes cultural competency.