Mostashari, Farzad

Information highway
By Jessica Davis 03:46 pm November 10, 2015
Aledade, the ACO-focused startup launched by Farzad Mostashari, MD, announced Monday that Erica Galvez, former interoperability portfolio manager at ONC, will become the company's director of health information exchange.
Farzad Mostashari
By Bernie Monegain 02:34 pm August 13, 2015
Less than two months after raising $30 million in Series B funding, Aledade, the physician-focused company launched by former National Coordinator Farzad Mostashari, MD, is set to launch new accountable care organizations in seven states.
football players
By Erin McCann 01:49 am July 10, 2015
One Florida-based health system may be in some HIPAA hot water, after one of its employees reportedly leaked an NFL player's confidential medical record and it was tweeted by an ESPN reporter.
digital data
By Bernie Monegain 02:56 pm July 06, 2015
As promised last month, former ONC chief Farzad Mostashari, MD, and friends, launched on July 2, the Get My Health Data Campaign. The idea was to launch close to July 4 in order to declare the date as "Data Independence Day."
Hurdles
By Mike Miliard 02:19 pm June 25, 2015
The 2015 Direct Messaging Survey published this week by HIMSS shows growing use and appreciation for the secure, email-like method of data exchange. But there are still challenges to be ironed out before it sees broader acceptance.
coins with plants growing
By Bernie Monegain 02:50 pm June 15, 2015
Aledade, the ACO company that former ONC chief Farzad Mostashari, MD, started a year ago after stepping down from the government post, just landed $30 million in a second round of funding.
Health data icons
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 01:11 pm June 12, 2015
"We the people want easy, electronic access to our health information." That's the goal of Get My Health Data, the new patient advocacy effort launched by former ONC chief Farzad Mostashari, MD. But what does that mean in practice? Our columnist tries to find out.
Keyboard and flash drive
By Bernie Monegain 01:00 pm June 05, 2015
Former National Coordinator for Health IT Farzad Mostashari, MD, has launched a national campaign around patient access to healthcare data with characteristic clarity and flair.
laptop
By Mike Miliard 02:28 pm April 20, 2015
One of the more troublesome measures of Stage 2 meaningful use has been the requirement that providers get at least five percent of their patients to view download or transmit their digitized health information. That may soon change.
Docs discuss
By Gus Venditto 07:55 pm February 27, 2015
The signs coming out of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are crystal clear: New policies will continue to push hospitals toward value-based care -- whether they're ready or not.

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