The Path To Better Management Of Healthcare Data

Blockchain, cloud computing and other technologies are moving further into the world of healthcare data, promising to change everything from patient management to medical payments. Now a U.S.-based organization hopes to get ahead of that curve by offering a new accreditation program designed to boost data security and access in the healthcare industry.

The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) said on Tuesday (May 15) that its new Trusted Exchange Accreditation Program (TEAP) “will leverage existing industry-wide identity verification, authentication and privacy/security frameworks and best practices in use across the ecosystem,” according to a press release. TEAP will “align with many national efforts” to improve data exchange and enable interoperability across different health information networks.”

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