EHR Population Level Data Exports to Support Population Health and Value, a meeting held December the 5th at Boston Children Hospital
Very interesting meeting. You can read this introduction of the meeting in the Executive Summary document (see the URL)
This meeting brought together key stakeholders from across health care, including the Director of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and other members of the ONC staff; representatives from payers, health systems, and EHR vendors; and technology innovators. The goals of the meeting were to: Understand the existing and planned population level data use cases of ONC, payers, analytics and population health software vendors, EHR vendors, and other parties to guide the technical roadmap in this area. Obtain feedback on the initial Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources® (FHIR®) population level data API (Application Programming Interface) proposal developed by SMART® and Health Level Seven® (HL7®). Discuss how to structure the regulatory environment to promote the implementation and adoption of population level data APIs.