The 21st Century Cures Act was designed to give consumers greater access to their own clinical data and further advance interoperability. Yet, while these two goals are laudable, the Act does not make it any easier to get meaningful insights from payer data. This is because so much of the growing mountain of ingested data is unusable that it must be curated and enriched before it can yield anything of value.
The promise of precision medicine is growing as fast as the volumes of data required for its application. Precision medicine structures a person’s disease prevention and treatment in relation to their genomics, environment, and lifestyle.
Health information exchanges (HIEs) enable data sharing among neighboring healthcare organizations such as hospitals, labs, pharmacies, and clinics – [...]
Study Linking Hypertension to Increased Risk of Dementia Highlights Need for Faster, More Actionable Data
In 2020, the world generated 2.5 quintillion (18 zeroes!) bytes of data daily. That means, on average, every human [...]
In September 2021, The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology issued a report titled Challenges [...]