Monday, May 09, 2016

#HDPaloozaKaren DeSalvo Making Health IT work for Consumers and Providers

Better Care, SmarterSpending, Healthier People

Delivery System Reform to incentivize change, change care delivery, distributing information.

Access to data should be the norm – not the exception.

Drivers of Success:

  • Common Standards (Technologies and business processes)
  • Culture change around access to information
  • Business case for interoperability.

Healthcare stakeholders are committing to giving access to information for consumers.

  • Adopting common standards.

This is change that has longevity well beyond the current administration.

Usability is still an issue.

New Funding opportunities.


High impact pilot (upto 500K)
Standards Exploration Awards ((upto $100K)

Move Health Data Forward Challenge

$250k challenge. Solutions to authorize movement of health data by consumers.

Go to for more information.

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Mark Scrimshire
Health & Cloud Technology Consultant

Mark is available for challenging assignments at the intersection of Health and Technology using Big Data, Mobile and Cloud Technologies. If you need help to move, or create, your health applications in the cloud let’s talk.
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I am currently HHS Entrepreneur-in-Residence and CMS BlueButton Innovator working on an assignment to update BlueButton for Medicare Beneficiaries.

The views expressed on this blog are my own.

I am also a Patient Engagement Advisor, CTO and Co-Founder to Medyear is a powerful free tool that helps you collect, organize and securely share health information, however you want. Manage your own health records today.
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