Thank you to Beth Friedman for reporting at the Civitas and DirectTrust #BetterTogher4Health conference in San Antonio. This conference is bringing together those that will ultimately bring us health data interoperability. Here are notes and takeaways.Read More
The SANER Project
By Keith Boone – I spend a lot time learning new stuff, and I like to share. Most recently, I’ve spent a lot of time learning about Essential Elements of Information (EEIs), or as I like to call them, measures of situation awareness.
By Lauren Knieser – In an emergency, every minute counts. Coordinated, real-time electronic reporting from hospitals and other health care facilities to state and federal agencies enables better operational decision-making and ultimately saves lives. Such technology exists today and the time to implement it is now.
By Keith Boone – As I think about various models for communicating data to public health agencies, I keep thinking about a federated model, where hospitals push to their local public health network, and the local public health authorities then push data upwards to state and federal agencies.