WHERE THE BRIGHTEST MINDS in health and IT meet.
February 19-23, 2017
We’ve spent the last decade working to ensure that we can interconnect our healthcare systems, treating the problem as a technical or connectivity issue. With data combined, we’re now seeing that the real problem is one of identifying or establishing shared meaning across all of that data: semantics. This presentation explains the various structural, syntactic and semantic issues that arise with healthcare data sharing and consolidation, and offers a strategy for data curation that enhances the semantic shared meaning of data across and among institutions.