"data access" entries

Why health IT systems integrate poorly today, and what future EHRs can do about it

The push for health data interoperability won't work unless the approach is modernized.

New Internet-centric approaches to health IT systems are needed, and the government should be mandating a more modern open style of data exchange that breaks through monolithic systems.

Who owns patient data?

Look inside health data access and you'll see why "ownership" is inadequate for patient information.

Patients, doctors and providers have a unique set of privileges that do not line up exactly with a traditional concept of ownership.

Strata Week: Visualizing a better life

A visualization tool from the OECD, concerns about open data and research, and updates to Hadoop.

In this week's data news, a visualization tool charts your "better life," researchers have concerns about access to data, and updates to Hadoop.