Stanley M. Huff, MD, is board certified in Clinical Pathology, and in Clinical Informatics. He has worked in the area of medical vocabularies and medical database architecture for the past 25 years. He is currently a fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics, a co-chair of the LOINC Committee, a co-chair of the Health Level 7 (HL7) Clinical Information Modeling Initiative (CIMI), the chair of the Healthcare Services Platform Consortium (HSPC), and the immediate past chair of HL7. He is a former member of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) Health Information Technology (HIT) Standards Committee. Dr. Huff received his BS degree in Chemistry from Brigham Young University and his MD degree from the University of Utah.
There is a massive amount of data needs to be shared and made accessible to improve survival outcomes and quality of life for patients. There are many dimensions to this aspect besides patient-driven interoperability which includes public health, research data, clinical trial data, and data from various devices. Specific challenges aside, at the core is the question of how interoperable the system in question truly is. This session will cover various grounds of interoperability for value-based care.