Politico April 6, 2022
A CONVERSATION WITH U.S. FIRST CTO: The health care sector has long struggled with the swath of data it owns as it continues to transition to digital. It’s been difficult for that information to flow among organizations, lagging other industries. Aneesh Chopra, the first chief technology officer for the federal government — during the Obama administration — is now president of CareJourney and a prominent voice in the digital health space.
In a wide-ranging interview, Chopra spoke to Future Pulse about the challenges in the digital health ecosystem. The interview has been edited for length and clarity.
How do you unclog the current health care data flow?
It’s a laser focus on effective implementation of the Cures Act and CMS interoperability rules that are already...