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Tuesday, Nov 7, 2023 | 12:00 AM ET

S4 E1: Making Healthcare Data Work

Prioritizing data integrity and seamless interoperability will have a transformative impact in the increasingly digitized healthcare ecosystem.


In this episode, Charlie Harp, founder and CEO of Clinical Architecture, talks about the challenges and importance of data quality and interoperability within the healthcare sector. He emphasizes the complexities involved in evaluating data quality and implementing strategies for its improvement. Charlie highlights the importance of comprehensive measurement and the need for strategic investments and technological advancements to address these challenges effectively. Moreover, he underscores the significance of maintaining flexibility in data usage to accommodate the decentralized nature of healthcare and the critical role that high-quality, accessible data plays in improving healthcare services and ultimately influencing patient outcomes.


Tune in and learn more about the need for continued efforts and advancements in the field of data management to meet the evolving demands of the healthcare industry! 


About Charlie Harp:

Charlie Harp is the founder and CEO of Clinical Architecture, an industry-leading healthcare data quality solutions provider. Charlie has over 35 years of experience as a healthcare software engineer focused on creating tools to better utilize and understand data. He led his team to develop the first deterministic algorithm-based engine for automating semantic interoperability. Charlie often speaks on clinical data quality and usability and is the host of the Informonster Podcast.


Things You’ll Learn:

  • Evaluating data quality in healthcare involves assessing millions of data points for each patient.
  • Improving data quality in healthcare is not just a technical task but a strategic endeavor that necessitates significant investment and allocation of resources.
  • Achieving healthcare data interoperability requires balancing standardized data practices with the flexibility needed for different healthcare institutions to operate effectively.
  • Technology can play a significant role in alleviating the burden of data quality management, allowing for more efficient and accurate data assessment and integration.
  • Despite challenges, incremental steps are being taken in the healthcare industry to enhance data quality and management, reflecting the dedication of healthcare professionals and the industry's commitment to progress.

Resources:

  • Connect with and follow Charlie Harp on LinkedIn.
  • Follow Clinical Architecture on LinkedIn.
  • Visit the Clinical Architecture Website!
  • Listen to the Informonster podcast here!

FEATURING

Charlie HarpFounder and CEO, Clinical Architecture

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