2021: The Year of the CMS Interoperability and Patient Access Final Rule

In my many years practicing as an emergency room nurse, I faced questions of how to get patient records from...

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How Life Sciences Organizations Can Solve the Data Problem

Have you ever bumped into the same obstacle—maybe a sharp edge or a rise in the floor—over and over again?...

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History, never repeats. Or does it?

History never repeats I tell myself before I go to sleep Don’t say the words you might regret I lost...

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Why Interoperability Is Crucial to Medtech’s Survival

The consequences could be dire. In Germany, like much of the world, health systems perform rigorous cost-benefit analyses before signing...

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Standardizing a Health System that No Longer Exists

When I was 8 years old, I recall riding through rural Kentucky with my great-uncle Dr. C. C. Howard. He...

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Provider Directory: How a Golden Record Can Be a Big Hit

Have you ever gone looking for a new healthcare provider? I have, and it fills me with dread. First, it...

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