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XX Marks the Spot: Why Did Women Tech Experts Rule at DC Health Data Confab?

By MICHAEL L. MILLENSON Three government experts on a health tech conference panel discuss the urgency of releasing actionable data; all are women. A more senior official, another woman, gives a TED-style talk making the same case. And a four-person, private-sector panel debates privacy and ethics; three of the four are female. Health Datapalooza, a… Read More »

Cross-border access to health data: EU moves one step closer

The European Commission has published this week a Recommendation on the development of a European EHR exchange format that would enable EU citizens to access their electronic health information securely across borders. The Commission says this will boost medical research, increase quality of care and decrease costs. Some EU countries have already made progress on… Read More »

Hospitals have until February 28 to submit eCQM data

Eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals have until the end of the month to submit electronic clinical quality measure data for the Inpatient Quality Reporting Program and Promoting Interoperability Program. By February 28, hospitals participating in the IQR Program for the Calendar Year 2018 reporting period must report via the QualityNet secure portal a minimum… Read More »