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Summary 

An ONC brief finds healthcare made significant progress on data sharing. But that connectivity is largely between EHRs. Today’s panel draws a distinction between simple EHR data sharing and truly interoperable healthcare services that are usable and extensible via FHIR across myriad vendor, payer, and provider solutions. Lisa Bari, interim CEO at the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative, joins our Change Healthcare panel to look at progress across the national interoperability policy agenda.

Our panel: Lisa Bari, interim chief executive officer at the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative and Change Healthcare executives Deanne Kasim, executive director of Healthcare Policy; Arien Malec, senior vice president of Product Development; and Genevieve Morris, senior director of Clinical Interoperability Strategy.

They talk about:

  • The latest on interoperable health data and health information exchanges (HEI)
  • Use cases for public health data and access
  • Study finds business cases to promote interoperability lacking
  • Why interoperability incentives and penalties are failing
  • Ways to accelerate interoperability nationally
  • How to level the HIE playing field
  • Technology, policy, and trust issues that must be solved
  • A public utility model for HIEs
  • Implications of the 21st Century Cures Act on interoperability

Episode Resources

  1. Lisa Bari’s bio
  2. Deanne Kasim’s bio
  3. Arien Malec’s bio
  4. Genevieve Morris’ bio
  5. Change Healthcare Government Affairs
  6. Change Healthcare Industry Insights
  7. COVID-19 Updates and Resources
  8. COVID-19 Updates Newsletter
  9. Change Healthcare Insights Newsletter

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