Given your interest in patients and families, how satisfied are you with the CCDA as a means for data exchange with patient oriented apps?
What are/could health IT innovators do to markedly improve healthcare and achieve Triple Aim goals, in lieu of forced compliance with CMS/ONC mandates, to offset Meaningful Use incentive dollars and associated reimbursement penalties?
In what ways does it make sense to extend Direct Project beyond those already defined by Meaningful Use?
Question number 9 of our “20 Questions for Health IT” project. Please comment in the comments section or on twitter using the #20HIT tag. View the other questions and comments here. Question from…
Question from Hubert Zajicek, MD, executive director of Health Wildcatters: ‘What trends do you see among health IT startups?’
It’s amazing how many companies forget trust when it comes to platforms, networks and user data, but it is fundamental. Facebook and Google may use my data, but the value is so high we tend to forgive and try to forget what’s happening, or tend not to dwell on it at least. I’m not so cavalier with my health data. We all weigh perceived risks and consequences, often attempting to keep the perceived risk low in our mind’s eye, but that’s more difficult with health data, and requires a deeper commitment to trust.
Question from Nick van Terheryden, MD, CMIO at Nuance Healthcare:
What do patients feel about physicians using health IT during patient visits?
Question from Greg Meyer, distinguished engineer at Cerner:
Optionality vs Extensibility: What effect is the large selection of standards and technology in the health IT domain having on interoperability? Do we need to eliminate optionality and focus more on extensibility?
Question from Leonard Kish, HL7Standards.com contributor and co-founder and principal at VivaPhi:
Let’s not go 20 years, but in 5 or 10 years, how will bitcoin\blockchain technologies be used in healthcare?
How can an electronic health record (EHR) combine the formal record from clinicians with the patient’s ongoing chronicling of their health status?