Here’s how I’ve been talking about health data interoperability recently, with an appeal to people’s patriotism (and their appetites): At the start of the video, I thank Mona Siddiqui, MD, for her service as the Chief Data Officer at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. To learn more about her portfolio, check out […]
Why should anyone care about health data interoperability?
A question I hear quite often, sometimes whispered, is: Why should anyone care about health data interoperability? It sounds pretty technical and boring. If I’m talking with a “civilian” (in my world, someone not obsessed with health care and technology) I point out that interoperable health data can help people care for themselves and their families […]
Peer support for when the system fails
What do you do when you know something is wrong but you can’t find anyone to confirm your suspicions? Or when you finally identify the culprit but find out that other people are being kept in the dark? These days it’s likely that you go online and if you are lucky — or determined — […]