State of Michigan

Description:  The Center for Shared Solutions (CSS) cultivates innovative collaborations that support effective and efficient government. Leveraging shared infrastructure, applications, data, and resources, CSS promotes technology-driven solutions across all levels of government.

IDS Projects to Inform Policy

Michigan Achieves Dramatic Improvements in Health Outcomes, Reduces Costs through Broad Use of Technology

Summary: The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) and the Michigan Department of Information Technology (MDIT), in partnership with Ingenix, a leading health information, technology and consulting services company, integrated information from 15 separate health-related program areas into a single, unified data warehouse environment. The MDCH worked with the MDIT, with Ingenix’s support, to apply advanced analytics to assess care and costs across multiple programs and examine state-wide health issues. This broad analysis enabled the MDCH to make better-informed decisions that drove greater access to care and more targeted preventive care efforts.

Links to Project Reports: Michigan Press Release