The impending shift toward API-based data exchange can dramatically improve data sharing and interoperability. Doing so, however, requires “careful planning and execution,” according to Jeffrey Brown, who provides helpful guidelines in this guest blog.
Precision medicine isn’t just for research organizations anymore; health systems of various sizes and scopes are realizing the impact it can have on population health, according to our panelists, who shared their experiences during a recent discussion.
The Interoperability Rule, which was created to help consumers access their data in a way that’s both convenient and actionable, is “great from a patient perspective,” said our panelists during a recent webinar. For leaders, however, it opens up an enormous can of worms.
Nearly a half-year after announcing it was acquiring Cerner, Oracle is making headlines again – this time with plans to create a national health records database. In this piece, David Chou discusses what that could mean for CIOs and other leaders.
As healthcare organizations strive to provide a seamless experience across the continuum, patient identification becomes increasingly important, according to our panelists. “We need to make sure we have the right patient at the right time, and the correct match for that patient.”