Monthly Archives: August 2014

Data Standards: The Long and Winding Road

 As The Beatles song aptly states, healthcare data standards will be a ” long and winding road”.  After my last post about taking a long time to enable wide-spread health information exchange, I keep seeing validation all over the place. Just on

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HIE’s: “It’s the DATA, stupid”

Many of us remember James Carvell’s famous phrase, “it’s the economy, stupid”, when creating Bill Clinton’s successful presidential campaign strategy.  More and more when I hear about new health information exchange organizations (HIE’s) in the news, I want to be

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