State & Local
According to HHS, such a final framework will support goals of allowing patients to access their own information, health providers and others to receive population-level health data trends and innovative new programs for increase usability.
According to AHIMA, informatics, data analysis, CDI and information governance are some of the dominant health data management trends for this year.
The challenge to protecting data and securing access is to develop a schema simple to manage, yet granular enough to work at the speed and scale demanded by government users.
Channeling federal agency blockchain interest into viable pilots and actionable insights for multiple government users, is the next big challenge.