Insights from the minds at Cognosante

Expert Insights: Applying Cognosante Interoperability Innovations to Healthcare

In today’s digital world, organizations have vast amounts of data at their fingertips. This is especially true in the healthcare industry, which over the last 20 years has evolved from a disjointed paper-based system into one with continually evolving and improving data interoperability.   Clinical data,   claims data, administrative data, and information collected through smartphones and other personal medical devices are […]

Interoperability Part 4: Ensuring Patient Privacy in an Interoperable World

Interoperability requires a holistic approach. For the American health care system to reap the benefits of full health information exchange, solution providers must apply our expertise to every aspect of data transmission. Proven by our involvement with the Da Vinci Project, we are committed to infusing data protection into the development of data standards to ensure privacy concerns are assessed early and often. We also ensure that patients and organizations can trust that the data being shared […]
Federal health programs, State health and human services, Data and Technology

Interoperability Part 3: Advancing Beyond Connectivity in the Digital Age

Earlier this year, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the release of two final rules to promote safe, secure access to patient health data. These rules implement key provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act. Specifically, they give individuals greater control over their healthcare data, promote the use of smartphone applications, and […]
Data and Technology

Interoperability Part 2: Data Sharing to Improve Patient Experience

Achieving a fully interoperable healthcare system requires solving complex data challenges. As a founding member of the Da Vinci Project, Cognosante works with industry partners to build the foundation for smooth and safe movement of patient data throughout the healthcare system.   Currently, the Da Vinci Project team is working to enable prior authorization review and approval in […]
Federal health programs, State health and human services, Data and Technology

Interoperability Part 1: Addressing Complex Data Challenges Across the Healthcare System

One of the most complex data challenges in healthcare is interoperability. Data standards can improve the way we experience healthcare, but that means taking numerous stakeholders, multiple data standards, and transmission of large amounts of clinical and administrative data into consideration.  During these emergent times of COVID-19 pandemic management, it’s critical to ensure data moves […]
Federal health programs, State health and human services, Military and Veterans' health, Data and Technology

Reaching the Next Frontiers in Healthcare

Our nation’s healthcare system faces many challenges, including aging infrastructure, disconnected data collection and transmission, and high costs. In honor of Health IT week, we are proud to share a few examples of how we are meeting those challenges every day. Whether we are promoting industry standards in interoperability, transitioning legacy health records to the […]