Adrian is the CTO of Patient Privacy Rights, a national organization representing 10.3 million patients and among the foremost open data advocates in the country. As CTO, he focuses on the critical problems of access, interoperability, patient matching, cybersecurity, transparency, and delegation to caregivers.
We’re all agreed that getting easier access to data is vital for everyone in health care in order to improve care. But what’s the most viable way to get there? Are we better off relying on patient access and control, or should we be building from the base of provider systems?
What do the two futures mean for Direct, BlueButton+, OAuth and more. And what are the technical implications for developers and the ecosystems of applications?
Hear from two leading technologists: Arien Malec (VP at RelayHealth) was the driving force at ONC behind the Direct Protocol and now is the one of the leaders of the new vendor alliance CommonWell. Adrian Gropper is an MD technologist and patient advocate who’s recently become the CTO of the sometimes controversial organization, Patients Privacy Rights.