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ONC Chief: Data standardization key to integrating public health into info-sharing infrastructure

The Covid-19 pandemic shone a harsh light on how siloed the public health infrastructure is, and the ONC is working along with other government agencies to integrate it with the existing data-sharing ecosystem. According to Dr. Micky Tripathi, head of the agency, standardizing data will be essential to this integration.

New HIE consortium to develop data-sharing solutions, initiatives amid pandemic

Six health information exchange organizations have come together to establish a new consortium. The group aims to share technology infrastructure, create new solutions and advocate for federal support to drive data sharing amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

CMS proposed rule requires payers to streamline prior authorizations

The rule would require payers in the Medicaid, CHIP and QHP programs to build and maintain application programing interfaces to improve data exchange and the prior authorization process. But the rule does not include Medicare Advantage plans, which the American Hospital Association called “disappointing.”

Best practices for physicians in adopting compliant and efficient data sharing

By making responsible and strategic technology investments, practitioners will have access to robust data, be in a position to analyze and interpret trends and outcomes and provide health care informatics that ultimately will be the insights they need to be successful in a value-based health care environment.

Brits more comfortable sharing data with pharma since COVID-19 – survey

New research from MHP Health and ComRes looks at what impacts COVID-19 has had on the public’s health data sharing concerns, and asks how the industry can maintain confidence in data usage after the pandemic. In April, at the beginning of the COVID crisis, the Health Secretary Matt Hancock issued a six-month order for the …

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Research Data Alliance Releases Guidelines for COVID-19 Data Sharing

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) has released its final version of the RDA COVID-19 Recommendations and Guidelines on data sharing for COVID-19, which covers four main research areas: clinical data, omics practices, epidemiology and social sciences. The document also touches on issues like community participation, legal and ethical considerations, research software and indigenous data. Data …

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