F) What is the mission of Missouri Health Connection? Why are you creating a health information network?

Missouri is a statewide health information network that:

  • Improves the quality of medical decision-making and the coordination of care
  • Provides accountability in safeguarding the privacy and security of medical information
  • Reduces preventable medical errors and avoids duplication of treatment
  • Improves the public health
  • Enhances the affordability and value of health care
  • Empowers Missourians to take a more active role in their own health care