For Episode 270 of the “This Just In Radio Show,” 1upHealth’s Chief Strategy Officer joins the conversation to share his vision for the future of interoperability

During this insightful episode, Dr. Donald Rucker, 1upHealth’s Chief Strategy Officer, joins Justin Barnes, Chairman Emeritus of the HIMSS EHR Association and host of the podcast series. Together, they explore his vision for the future of interoperability and offer insights into various aspects of healthcare interoperability:

Timestamp Highlight
1:05 - 3:30
Discover Don's journey since departing the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) and his impactful contributions to the healthcare sector, including the potential of healthcare data.
4:30 - 7:30
Dive into the world of TEFCA, simple APIs, and patient access and rights. Explore the role of Restful APIs and the 21st Century Cures Act in reshaping American healthcare.
9:30 - 11:00
Delve into the complexities of individual field data, the difference between HL7 and IHE standards, and potential privacy concerns, along with discussions on anti-competitive practices.
13:00 - 17:30
Examine the frustrations surrounding data and information blocking and Don's optimism about the future. Uncover insights into payment models, procedure pricing, and the evolving landscape of interoperability.
18:00 - 20:00
Learn how individuals can make a difference by reaching out to Congress, advocating for open APIs, and fighting against information blocking.
23:00 - 27:00
Wrap up the episode with a look at what's exciting about 1upHealth and its role in driving interoperability. Explore thoughts on data computation, optimizing patient care through medication, and prevention strategies.

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