The National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to seek guidance on how best to integrate EHR data from health information networks (HINs) and health information exchanges (HIEs) into the program’s dataset…
“Healthcare in the United States is highly fragmented, so patient data is often siloed in different systems, making it difficult to access,” Chris Lunt, chief technology officer of the All of Us Research Program, said in a press release. “Lack of interoperability and evolving data standards contribute to additional gaps in our EHR dataset.”
“These gaps create barriers for realizing the full potential of the All of Us data to advance research, but we’re committed to addressing these challenges,” Lunt continued…
“All of Us is looking to pioneer new uses and approaches for health information exchanges that build off of the successes seen in clinical care and public health surveillance,” said Lunt. “In doing so, we hope to create a roadmap that other research programs can build on.”… Read the full article here.
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