Tuesday, February 03, 2015

#ONC2015 @SecBurwell Sylvia Matthews Burwell address the ONC Meeting

Remarks from HHS Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell (International Ballroom) (@SecBurwellWeb Site Disclaimers)

Committed to supporting the Health IT community.

We have a common interest in building a Health Care System that is smarter and more efficient.

Unanimous agreement that current system under delivers on Access, Affordability and Quality.

We have started to make progress.

How do we better:
– Deliver Better Care
– Reward better care
– Share information

Achieving a better system, more efficient with better/healthier patients.

Now it is the time to free up the data so patients and providers can access their health information across the continuum of care.

The Strategic Roadmap: By defining the rules of engagement around privacy and use of data will support trust and confidence.

Announcing $28M grant funding to advance interoperability. Two year grant funding to demonstrate movement of information across vendors and geographic boundaries.

Better coordination for the patient. slow the growth of health care costs to invest in higher quality care.
Friends and Neighbors will have access to cost and quality data to support their health decisions.

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Mark Scrimshire
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