Comprehensive patient information is one of the top factors that impacts treatment for patients in government healthcare systems and programs. Incomplete and inaccurate profiles can lead to slow service, impede quality of care and waste resources.
Healthcare companies are making big investments into these new platforms, but have these organizations made the same investment into fueling that platform with the best data?
Most CIOs felt the regulations obligated them to share the data with the third parties, even while they recognized that their identity authentication strategy did not cover verifying the patient’s identity before passing information to the third party requesting the data purportedly on behalf of the patient. Instead, identity authentication by providers has focused on validating patients using their own patient portals.
In just a few short weeks, millions of Americans will watch the Times Square ball drop – signaling the end of a decade and the arrival of 2020. In addition to sharing the holiday cheer, we, healthcare technology professions and enthusiasts, always reflect about what lies ahead.
2019 was the year of government mandates — interoperability, drug pricing, price transparency, data privacy. With large multinational tech companies not formerly in the healthcare space coming to play in the market, agencies like the Office of the National Coordinator …