As Stewards of Change Institute moves forward on several important initiatives in 2022 (more on those below), we’d like to report that professionals in over a dozen organizations across the U.S. have now taken – or have signed up to take – the initial courses of our InterOptimability Training and Certification Curriculum. If you’re new to […]
As I started writing this blog, I thought a lot about how to deliver the following message without sounding hyperbolic or boastful: The report that Stewards of Change Institute (SOCI) has just published, titled “Modernizing Consent to Advance Health and Equity,” is potentially a very big deal. Then I read a quote from Karen DeSalvo, Google’s Chief Health Officer, and thought I couldn’t explain it any better. So here’s what she said in September 2021, at the 35th Annual Plenary of the international Health Level 7 (HL7) data-exchange standards organization.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), as most readers of this blog probably know, is a significant driver of progress for our nation’s health system. So Stewards of Change Institute (SOCI) is delighted and honored that ONC has invited us to participate in its online 2021 Tech Forum, which is […]
By Daniel Stein Here’s something we can all agree on: Sharing data across systems, sectors and domains is a highly desirable goal because it can result in enormous benefits, ranging from reducing costs to enhancing programmatic efficiencies to – most importantly – improving person-centered care and outcomes. What we also know, however, is that there […]