State HIEs come in all shapes and sizes but have one thing in common: To improve the quality, safety and efficiency of health care delivered in their states. Check in on the latest news and updates being reported by these organizations.
The Texas Health Services Authority (THSA) is pleased to announce that it has strengthened its privacy and security certification program, known as SECURETexas, by partnering with multiple industry experts.
By Fiora Au - As big data platforms become more popular, two models of data management—aggregated and federated—are emerging as two of the most common patterns, but which one is better? The main difference between the two models is how they store, access, and surface data.
By Jamie Clifton - It’s hard to imagine what patient data will look like in ten years, seven years or even five years from now. We know there will be a lot more of it and its value in the delivery of care will only continue to grow.
The ONC Annual meeting took place in Washington DC. The two day event showcased the continued commitment of the department to interoperable digital health. Here are some topics, highlights, comments, and resources that were shared during the conference.
By Teresa Zayas Caban, Tracy Okubo, & Kevin Chaney - Earlier this year, the ONC, in partnership with National Institutes of Health, announced the Sync for Genes pilots – an effort to strengthen genomic data sharing that is part of the Precision Medicine Initiative.
By William Hersh MD - The NLM recently posted a RFI asking for comment on promising directions and opportunities for next-generation data science challenges in health and biomedicine. This blog posting lists the questions posed and my responses to them.
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