Beyond Healthcare Data; Shifting the Focus to Non-Healthcare Data

| January 21, 2020

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The recently proposed information blocking rule from the ONC and CMS has thrust interoperability into the spotlight like nothing has in recent years, making it a hot topic for media fodder, and a major concern for organizations necessitating renewed attention to data-sharing practices.  The conversation surrounding this new rule has implied that information blocking is the result of healthcare organizations intentionally withholding data. However, more often than not, information blocking is a matter of “can’t,” rather than “won’t.” Organizations usually encounter financial and operational barriers that impede their ability to address and manage interoperability challenges.  That said, as hospitals and health systems look ahead to the next industry hurdle, they must be mindful of the expanding requirements of interoperability that are being driven by a growing focus on consumer-driven medical care and treating patients as cherished customers.

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