Insights from the minds at Cognosante

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Securing sensitive data and systems in the cloud

Context Cloud computing promises substantial potential benefits for public sector and commercial organizations alike, including more efficient capacity utilization, reduction in information technology (IT) capital expenditures, flexibility to scale capacity and usage up or down as demand changes, and more rapid deployment of applications and services than in traditional internal agency deployments. While many private […]

Performing independent security assessments

Context To implement key provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) provides matching funds to state health agencies for major health information technology (IT) initiatives. State health agencies receiving Federal funding to implement their health IT solutions must adhere to security requirements specified by CMS in the Minimum […]