I have been at the ONC Interoperability Forum in DC for a few days and I had an opportunity to discuss NIEM for Health with a very well respected former government official whose perspectve I respect very much. He has a long history with standards de
Please take a look at the one page overview about the proposed way forward for LGT. This is meant to orient new members to the group, and also stimulate thinking and recommendations about how best to harvest and supercharge the participants of this g
I would like to start a discussion about open source software. I think this is critical to the success of projects such as ours. We, for instance, have created a number of open source products for use in healthcare, especially at the intersection of
The intent of this discussion is to take many of the technical approaches to data sharing that are being discussed in the CMS and ONC proposed rules such as FHIR and use those approaches for the Social Determinants.
Folks in healthcare are focused on the ONC (Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology) Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) version 2 draft document for discussion. Public comments are open until June 17.
If you haven't yet read the San Diego paper (authored by Carrie Hoff and Subhankar Sakar) please enjoy. In effect, this work was the principal motivator, along with Carrie's encouragement to hold the Let's Get Technical workshop at the San Diego Sum
I would like to introduce the collaborative that I work with, the MITA Technical Architecture Committee (TAC). MITA TAC’s members have been working together for the last 15 years, making recommendations for how to adopt emerging technology and stan
We all know that better information – shared among the multiple sectors that possess it – leads to improved patient-centered care. The tough part, of course, is pulling all the necessary data together in ways that are secure and respect the privacy/c