By Scott Stuewe – Part 6 of 6 – As I mentioned in my introduction, patient matching doesn’t work terribly effectively today. The problem has its root in the identity challenges we have been discussing, although it is important to separate the patient matching challenge from trust-in-identity – these are related, but not congruent topics.Read More
By Scott Stuewe – Part 5 of 6 – As data about individuals becomes more readily discoverable, we need to take care not to allow the erosion of our privacy as we look to tackle identity and establish trust on the internet. As we create tools to identify people for the right reasons, we need to remain vigilant that we don’t lose control of all our personally identifiable information in the process.
By Scott Stuewe – Part 4 of 6: What makes us what we are? Who knows who we are? If you had to prove you are who you say, for the very first time, if you don’t have an ID already, how would you do it? My mother was there when I was born and could tell you it’s me, but she is no longer with us.
By Scott Stuewe – Part 3 of 6 – Trust can’t be legislated or manufactured. Trust is earned by demonstrating ongoing reliability. Trust isn’t taken on faith, and it can be lost in a moment when foundational conditions change. Facebook is less trusted now than it was before Cambridge Analytica.
By Scott Stuewe – Part 2 of 6 – As the COVID-19 pandemic advanced, our society grappled with the long-standing tension between the privacy and security of health data on the one hand, and the importance of having access to these data for the management of the health of the population on the other.
By Scott Stuewe – Part 1 of 6 – DirectTrust manages trust in identity for millions of providers and healthcare facilities in the US so they can safely exchange sensitive data on their patients and coordinate care across organizations.
By Scott Stuewe – The business of identity, particularly in healthcare, is evolving rapidly, especially in light of the “app economy”. The COVID-19 outbreak has also raised the tenor of the discussion.
Beth Friedman, host of FINN Voices and I set out to find out just what vendors feel they have on the hospital and practice must have lists while they are navigating with financial constraints and looking for technology solutions. Take a listen.
I caught up with both Scott Scott Stuewe, President and CEO of DirectTrust and Lee Barrett, now the Commission Executive Director for DirectTrust this past week at HIMSS in Chicago to talk about the merger and DirectTrust, post pandemic. Take a listen.