Secure adaptable networks are emerging as a critical enabler of healthcare reform. Big Data investments have demonstrated promise, but results are inconclusive and slow in coming. Many believe improvements in cost, quality, and patient experience will require a robust multifunctional network that can help coordinate care across the decentralized, heterogeneous system of payers, agencies, hospitals, labs, specialists, and primary care physicians. This presentation described a vision of the Healthcare Communications Network, built as a software platform, with multiple communications modalities ranging from real-time intervention to messaging to secure data file transfers. NaviNet, already operating a nationwide communications network, is expanding its offering to become such a platform.
Health 2.0 Co-Founders Indu Subaiya and Matthew Holt welcome the Health 2.0 community as they discuss several new trends over the past year.
Matthew Holt discusses the changing world of health care and the steps he believes we should be taking to adapt to this new system. Trends include data mobility, trackers, and usability of EMRs to connect consumers and Professionals.
David Duncan and Matthew Holt provide a quick summary of the United States health care system, touching on spending distribution, quality of care v.s. cost, the major players operating within the health care system, and possible solutions to our national spending problem.
Matthew Holt covers Medicare, Medicaid and how the Affordable Care Act is changing the status quo in today’s health care system.
We’re all agreed that getting easier access to data is vital for everyone in health care in order to improve care. But what’s the most viable way to get there? Are we better off relying on patient access and control, or should we be building from the base of provider systems?
What do the two futures mean for Direct, BlueButton+, OAuth and more. And what are the technical implications for developers and the ecosystems of applications?
Hear from two leading technologists: Arien Malec (VP at RelayHealth) was the driving force at ONC behind the Direct Protocol and now is the one of the leaders of the new vendor alliance CommonWell. Adrian Gropper is an MD technologist and patient advocate who’s recently become the CTO of the sometimes controversial organization, Patients Privacy Rights.
Pascal and Matthew will give you some thoughts about Health 2.0 in Europe and there will probably be a surprise or two in store.
Physicians and health professionals increasingly use web, mobile and social technologies to share medical information, teach medical students, and collaborate on research projects or patient cases. This session showcases platforms and tools that allow health professionals to tap into a global network of knowledge and ask second opinions from specialists across the globe.
Caroline is here to show us Whittington Health Matters, a visually engaging, real-time view of patient reported data with clinical information that enables physicians to provide personalized recommendations and guidance. Caroline co-wrote Whittington’s Health Quality Account and was recently nominated for the Clinical Leader of the Year in the Health Service Journal Award which will be announced in just a few weeks!