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How Open Health Data will Accelerate Care Delivery Innovation (webcast & podcast)

Apr 01, 2015

After HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell’s recent call to action for a health system that is “Better, Smarter, Healthier,” health IT leaders are struggling to build the necessary foundation for organizing, enriching and securely sharing patient health data. As health systems strive to deliver value-based growth, digital innovation is key to providing better patient support while spending health care dollars more wisely.

In this webcast, first CTO of the Unites States, Aneesh Chopra joins Apigee’s health care transformation strategist Aashima Gupta to discuss how to foster an app ecosystem that leverages connected apps and data to implement patient-centric reform.

Chopra and Gupta also discuss:

  • imperatives to open up data across multiple electronic health records (EHRs), payers, government, and remote monitoring services

  • Project Argonaut, an open, industry-led “code sprint” to support APIs based on FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources)

  • how APIs built on a secure platform will enable expanded information sharing for patient health records

  • the value and viability of low cost interoperability through FHIR-based APIs in healthcare systems


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