Buff Colchagoff, CEO of RosettaHealth, recently authored an article for Internet Health Management, which highlighted the rise of Big Data in healthcare, and how there is a new way to speak multiple languages that makes patient data transport challenges a thing of the past.
In the following RosettaHealth podcast interview, Buff Colchagoff, CEO of RosettaHealth, discusses a recent article he authored for HIE Answers titled, “Healthcare CIOs: Your Health Exchange Problems Solved with a Universal Bus for Healthcare,” and much more.
It is evident in today’s healthcare landscape that HIPAA breaches, incidents, cyber and ransomware attacks have exponentially increased along with the cost to covered entities to manage their risk strategies, cost, loss of credibility across a myriad of parameters.
There was a time when most Americans built their own homes. Think of log cabins being crafted by hardy individuals -- cutting the trees, hewing logs and fitting the doors. Now, that method is a romantic idea, but almost nobody does that any more.
Grandma and the Giant Peach is the story of a grandma who discovers the advantage of today’s technology-based solutions through her love of peaches. Along the way, she makes new friends, and discovers the joys of information exchange, which had previously been paper based and snail-mail driven.
Secure Direct Messaging requires trust between two parties exchanging medical records. This trust is established with a PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) Digital Certificate. Previously, LOA3 (Level of Assurance 3) in person authentication was required to identify proof an individual attached to the certification. While this process is straightforward, the inconvenience of having identification papers notarized has been a barrier to acquiring a PKI certificate. Not any more with online identity proofing.
With the incentives in recent years for creating digital healthcare data there are more opportunities than ever to share, exchange and use that data in innovative solutions. These solutions have a lot of promise including improving patient care, managing costs, and helping develop new treatments.
The Health Level-7 (HL7) standard doesn’t include security. When needing to secure HL7 communication it is accomplished using other secure channels. Two common choices are Virtual Private Networks (VPN) and Secure Shell File Transfer Protocol (SFTP).