Moderated by Greg Meyer, Director, Distinguished Engineer, Cerner Corporation
Topic: Consumer Data Management & Mediated Health Exchange
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T1: What is the current state of awareness of patient data access rights & tools to facilitate access? #HITsm
T2: What mediums, methodologies, & tools (if any) do you use to manage your personal health data? #HITsm
T3: Would you pay for a third party to “steward and distribute health-care data as directed? #HITsm
T4: Is having to manage our own health data an acceptable expectation. Should we expect more from vendors? #HITsm
T5: If you ruled the world, what is your nirvana vision of data accessibility & health information exchange? #HITsm
Recent campaigns have focused on exploiting existing HIPAA provisions and the view, download, and transmit (VDT) objectives of Meaningful Use Stage 2 to enable patient empowerment. These are undoubtedly huge steps forward in the right direction, and having the ability to self manage and distribute data at will is trivially important. However, should self-management be the consumer’s long term goal? There will always be use cases where self-management is necessary and useful, but there are better ways to enable data access and liquidity without having to put the onus on the patient.
– Greg, Meyer, Self-Managed and Mediated Health Data: Only Phase 1
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