I sometimes describe Human API as the Plaid or PayPal for health care data. While these analogies may not fully hold up yet, I envision a future where humans like you and me can easily use our health data in ways that feel similar to how we can use our financial data to transact (think using PayPal for an eBay checkout or connecting your bank account to Venmo with Plaid). A world where there’s a transparent, simple and unified way for people to access and share their health data to accelerate innovation is a world where more people can live longer, healthier lives. I built Human API to help make this new world a reality sooner. We believe that giving people full control of their health data helps create [...]
The pandemic has forever changed health care and will continue to have an impact on all of us for years to come. During CommonWell TV 2021, many of our members had a chance to share how they view the changes for Health IT—both the good and the bad. See some of the highlights and watch all CommonWell TV videos here.
Experiencing one of the deadliest pandemics in history has a way of making us pause and reflect. Hear from a few of our members on how they believe the pandemic will impact Health IT and interoperability moving forward.
It’s Valentine’s Day and whether you love it or loathe it there’s one thing we can all agree on over at CommonWell: We Love Health IT! So, in honor of all the lovebirds out there, we wanted to give a few of our members the opportunity to sing the praises of advances in Health IT and how it has positively impacted on health care.
As 2020 comes to a close, we asked a few members to reflect back on the year and share some insights for what’s to come in 2021.
In one rural community nestled between Kansas City and Columbia, Mo., Fitzgibbon Hospital recorded the most COVID-19 cases per capita in the state of Missouri during the first wave. Learn from their success of facing COVID-19 head on and slowing the curve in their community.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, never has access to health data been more relevant. But what does this mean for patients? Dr. Brian Yeaman, Chief Medical Informatics Officer of ADVault, shares things patients can do to improve their experience and empower themselves and their providers with enhanced access to their health care data.
CommonWell Board Chairman, Nick Knowlton, recently spoke with Susan Morse of Healthcare Finance about how COVID-19 has been influencing health care and how interoperability is a significant factor in slowing the spread of this virus and future pandemics.
Since our inception, CommonWell members have been innovators and game changers in the health IT space. Today is no different. On this blog, we will continue to share and update what our members are doing in the fight to slow COVID-19, provide necessary care coordination resources, and ultimately, help save lives.