According to the CDC, there have been more than 700,000 drug overdose deaths in the U.S. from 1999 to 2017. In addition, 68 percent of drug overdoses in the U.S. involved a opioid.Read More
In the following RosettaHealth podcast interview, Mariann Yeager, CEO of The Sequoia Project, discusses her organization’s role in advancing interoperability, patient matching strategies, and the future of health data exchange.Read More
In the health data analytics arena, providing data accessibility, analysis, and reporting to a wide-range of healthcare organizations is paramount. However, meeting this mission requires building big health data interoperability and transport solutions, which can be costly and cumbersome to develop.Read More
Our SaaS-based solution, which makes electronic health record exchange affordable and ubiquitous, has grown substantially from its beginnings three years ago.Read More
When it comes to doing business internationally, global companies can only be successful when employees and teams effectively speak different languages, and understand the cultural differences in various regions around the globe.
Likewise, if you want to move Health IT data between systems, today’s organizations need the right translator to make this possible. While this is not a problem of “language” per se, the issue is with systems not being able to effectively talk to each other.Read More
There was a time when most Americans built their own homes. Think of log cabins being crafted by hardy individuals -- cutting the trees, hewing logs and fitting the doors. Now, that method is a romantic idea, but almost nobody does that any more.
Unless you have a lot of free time on your hands — you don’t build your own home. Even more, the people you hire to build your home don’t build it — they usually subcontract to specialists (plumbers, electricians, HVAC, etc.).
I was at a recent HIT conference, and noted that several speakers talked about interoperability. What each of them failed to say was that transport is a big barrier. Their interoperability emphasis was on the complexity of payload – the data that will be exchanged - ranging from identifying and matching patients, reconciling coding (LOINC –vs- SNOMED), defining minimal datasets, etc. Each of these speakers failed to mention the other component of interoperability (What is interoperability?).Read More
In 2010 I was diagnosed with kidney cancer. A bone scan indicated that the cancer may have metastasized to the bone. A surgery was scheduled to remove and biopsy part of a rib in question. The surgeon was to review the bone scan before surgery, but he didn’t. That information didn’t get to him, and he removed another part of my rib.Read More
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