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CIOs Struggle with Privacy in New Data Sharing...
Written by: Erin Benson, Senior Director, Market Planning

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.

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2020 Outlook: Focus on Patient Care Sets Industry...
Written by: Josh Schoeller, Senior Vice President and General Manager

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.

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The 2019 Wrap Up: Mandate, Mandate, Mandate with...
Written by: Joe Finazzo, Director of Sales, Provider Markets

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 …

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The Case for a National Patient Identifier: 20...
Written by: Josh Schoeller, Senior Vice President and General Manager

The intention of a national patient identifier started out as a benevolent one: under the guise of HIPAA legislation in 1996, give each patient a unique, permanently assigned number to be used across the entire national healthcare system. Obviously, it’s …

Patient Engagement Outreach Vs Outcomes
Written by: Erin Benson, Senior Director, Market Planning

As the Office of National Coordinator, Health and Human Services and other government entities try to solve the interoperability and data sharing challenge, even among themselves, providers are still floundering. They are wondering which way to turn and which technologies …

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