Tag Archives: Data

What Banking Can Teach Health Care About Handling Customer Data – Harvard Business Review

Executive Summary Why can we run our entire financial lives with a few smartphone apps, a couple of plastic cards, and an ATM network, while so many of our interactions with the health care system still rely on phone calls, copiers, fax machines, and even the occasional multi-part form? Why is the routine exchange of… Read More »

Why Should Anyone Care About Health Data Interoperability?

By SUSANNAH FOX This piece is part of the series “The Health Data Goldilocks Dilemma: Sharing? Privacy? Both?” which explores whether it’s possible to advance interoperability while maintaining privacy. Check out other pieces in the series here. A question I hear quite often, sometimes whispered, is: Why should anyone care about health data interoperability? It… Read More »

Protecting Health Data Outside of HIPAA: Will the Protecting Personal Health Data Act Tame the Wild West ?

Vince Kuraitis Deven McGraw By DEVEN McGRAW and VINCE KURAITIS This post is part of the series “The Health Data Goldilocks Dilemma: Privacy? Sharing? Both?” Introduction In our previous post, we described the “Wild West of Unprotected Health Data.” Will the cavalry arrive to protect the vast quantities of your personal health data that are broadly unprotected… Read More »